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HIST 2110 : American History Since 1877

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Civil Rights in Action--The Little Rock Nine

U.S. soldiers protecting black students who desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division escort African-American students to Central High School in Little Rock in September 1957, after the governor of Arkansas tried to block desegregation.

Photo: Courtesy of the U.S. Army, 1957, Wikimedia Commons.

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