This took place in Little Rock, Arkansas. Little Rock Nine was a group of African American young adults that were to attend Little Rock Central High school. The were prevented from going at first. Troops had to go protect them so that they were not harmed. They ended up going to the school and graduating. They came to this school because their previous school didn't have the classes they needed to go to the college they wanted to go. The Little Rock Nine were Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Thelma Mothershed, and Melba Pattillo Beals.