What happened here? Let’s not forget Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas!

Today we visited Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1957 nine brave black students were prevented from attending the all white school school. They were met with extreme hatred, vicious threats and state sanctioned prevention when they tried to enter. Finally the federal government stepped in and Central High became integrated. Today there is a Federal monument and visitor center across from the school.At the school there is a reflecting pool surrounded by benches honoring the Little Rock 9.The monument and center had many interesting and moving displays.I hope you will share this story with the young people in your life.

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