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The Youngest Member of the Little Rock Nine


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The Little Rock Nine Monument (photo by cliff1066™)

In 1957, Carlotta Walls LaNier walked into Central High School as the youngest member of what is now known as the Little Rock Nine. This act of defiance became one of the most important events of the Civil Rights movement.

Ms. LaNier went on to be the first African-American to graduate from Little Rock Central High School. She received the NAACP’s Spingarn Medal and the Congressional Gold Medal as a member of the Little Rock Nine.

On Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30 in Casey Middle School Auditorium, Ms. LaNier will be speaking about her experiences and signing her new memoir A Mighty Long Way. Tickets are $5.00, but no one will be turned away for the inability to pay.

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