Little Rock Central High opened in 1927 and was desgregated in 1957.
Fayetteville Schools Desgregate
All Fayetteville Public Schools (Washington County) desgregate being 1st to do so. (Go Woodland!)
Brown vs. Board of Education
A seperate but equal case related to the Plessy v. Ferguson case, but this case canceled the sperate but equal deal in schools.
A court ruling that complied with the Brown vs. Board of Education deal to get rid of segregation.
Charleston Schools Desgregate
All public schools in Charleston (Franklin County) desgregate. They are also the 2nd school system to do so.
Last Graduation Class of Dunbar High
The last graduating class of Dunbar High after the segregation of Arkansas Public Schools.
Emmett Till dies
Emmett Till dies after whistling at a married white women.
Hoxie Schools Desgregate
Hoxie are the 3rd place in Arkansas to desgreate!
A document written that opposed racial integration in all public places.
Horace Mann School opens
Horace Mann school opens, an all black school.
White Citizens Council Formed
A council with about 60,000 members that oppsed racial integration.
Expected Date of Central High Desgregation
The expected date of Little Rock Central High... just like it says.
Fabus gives order to National Gaurd
Govener Overal Fabus gives the command to the National Gaurd to prevent the Little Rock Nine from getting into the Central High.
Federal Judge orders desgregation on Little Rock
Federal Judge orders Fabus to desgregate but he refuses.
Elizibeth Eckford denied
Elizibeth Eckford is denied entry to Little Rock Central High after a miscommunication and arrived late.
Little Rock Nine escorted by Federal Troops to school
After an order given by the president the Little Rock Nine are escorted to school.
Minnijean Brown is expeled
Minnijean Brown is expeled after dumping chiles on a white girl.
The Lost Year
A year were Govener Faubus ordered that the Central High school should close to prevent the Little Rock Nine from going there. What an extremist.
Ernest Green graduates
One of the Little Rock Nine was first African American to ever graduate from school in Arkansas.
Federal Court Declares Schools must Re-open
Fedearl Count has had its last straw with Fabus and demands that Little Rock Central Rock High must open or else.
Martin Luther King Jr. Marchs on Washington
Martin Luther King Jr. marchs on Washington and makes his "I have a dream" speech.
President Johnson Signs the Civil Rights Acts
President John signs the Civil Rights act giving blacks all the same rights as whites, except for voting.
Malcome X is murdered
Malcome X is murdered in a ball room after being shot by a guy with a sawed-off shotgun and then another 16 times by 2 guys with a handgun. Was proclaimed dead at 3:30 shortly after arriving at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
A group of protesters tried to march but were intercepter on Edmund Pettus Bridge were a wall of state troopers stopped them and beat them for not going back.
Voting Rights Act
Another Act is made which prohibited any state to deny people voting rights.