This week is the 60th anniversary of the initial refusal to allow nine African-American students to attend Little Rock Central High School, followed a few days later by federal troops escorting them inside the school.

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CBS News has a slideshow.

Little Rock Nine: Activities is from Teaching Tolerance.

“Massive Resistance” and the Little Rock Nine is from the Khan Academy.



New Battle Over School Segregation Roils Little Rock is from US News.

The Little Rock Nine: Connecting 1957 to Today is from Facing History.