1957 A group of African American High Schoolers who attended a predominately white school (Little Rock High School) aiming to end segregation within schools. These students are important because they were some of the youngest individuals to fight for Civil Rights and equal opportunities in the schooling system.
Image:SCHOOL DESEGREGATION, 1957. - Elizabeth Eckford (left) and Jefferson Thomas (right), two of the first nine black students to be admitted to Little Rock Central High School, walk away from school after attending afternoon session, 12 August 1957.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Accessed May 23, 2019.