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22 December, 09:42

5.) How did Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP intervene on behalf of the Little Rock 9?

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  1. 22 December, 10:23
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    Answer: He fought for integration while Little Rock Central High School became the center of controversy as nine African American students were barred from entering the school grounds.
  2. 22 December, 10:47
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    Three years after the U. S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal, nine African American students-Minnijean Brown, Terrance Roberts, Elizabeth Eckford, Ernest Green, Thelma Mothershed, Melba Patillo, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, and Carlotta Walls-attempted to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The students, known as the Little Rock Nine, were recruited by Daisy Bates, president of the Arkansas branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). As president of the Montgomery Improvement Association, Martin Luther King wrote President Dwight D. Eisenhower requesting a swift resolution allowing the students to attend school
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