The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine black students who were determined to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Governor of Arkansas at the time was a man named Orval Faubus, who was determined to prevent the Little Rock Nine from attending the high school. President Eisenhower sent in troops and the national guard to protect the students. 8 of the 9 students finished school & Earnest Green became the first black student to graduate from Central High School.
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