Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

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  • Candace F.
    Candace F.November 17, 2013
    Visit the civil rights landmark of the 1957 desegregation crisis of the Little Rock Nine. Previously known as "The Most Beautiful High School in America",Central & the accompanying museum welcomes you
  • Smithsonian Channel
    Smithsonian ChannelJune 23, 2011
    A landmark of the civil rights movement, this is the site where the U.S. Army escorted the “Little Rock Nine” to class through a horde of protestors in 1957. (From Aerial America) Read more
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  • Soundtrack F.
    In 1957, the Supreme Court ordered Little Rock Central High to desegregate. The first African-American students to attend became known as the “Little Rock Nine”. Join the Revolution http://ow.ly/8sS8E Read more
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesApril 22, 2012
    Minnijean Brown, one of the nine African American students who desegregated Central High School in 1957, was expelled in February 1958 for retaliating against repeated harassment.
  • City Year Little Rock/North Little Rock
    On September 21, 2007, City Year held its fourth Opening Day in Central High's auditorium and led a large community service project in honor of the 50th anniversary of Central High's integration. Read more
  • Suzanne E J.
    Suzanne E JonesDecember 27, 2014
    An educational part of American History. A must see while in Little Rock. Give yourself 3-4 hours
  • The Grio
    The GrioJanuary 27, 2011
    In 1957, the Supreme Court ordered Little Rock Central High to desegregate. The first African-American students to attend became known as the “Little Rock Nine” and helped to force desegregation. Read more
  • Juliana S.
    Juliana SouzaFebruary 17, 2015
    If you care about human rights, if you are ashamed about segregation history, you must visit.
  • BET
    BETFebruary 21, 2013
    9 Black students were the first to integrate the all-white Little Rock Central High School. See great examples of African-Americans' contributions to us all: http://bet.us/BHM
  • Sok G RIP♥x3      💜mnty❤ ♪.
    I know it was a while back, but let the kids learn... All people should have a right to an education, regardless of colour, code, creed, gender, race, etc.
  • James C.
    James CJuly 22, 2016
    Great site dedicated to this important event. Really well laid out.
  • City Year Little Rock/North Little Rock
    On November 16, 2004, President Bill Clinton swore the inaugural City Year corps into service in front of Central High as a kickoff event of the week-long opening of the Clinton Presidential Center. Read more
  • Cassondra T.
    Cassondra TrimboliAugust 27, 2013
    Historic welcome center site is only open til 4:30 M-F
  • Sanslenom
    SanslenomDecember 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Enimeni is not a very good interpreter. Ask for someone else.
  • Dominique L.
    Dominique LecomteJanuary 6, 2015
    Nothing is good in the story behind the site, but a visit there is deeply moving and eye opening
  • Scott R.
    Scott RisingJuly 11, 2010
    Check out the video on the left wall as you come in. It's very moving.
  • Jimmy R.
    Jimmy Richardson-WalkerSeptember 15, 2015
    A rewarding guided tour
  • Tina M.
    Tina ManessFebruary 13, 2011
    This took my breath away.....
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