What where the Little Rock Nine (1957)?

Introduction The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Their enrolment was followed by the Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, the Governor of Arkansas. They then attended after… Read More


What is Executive Order 10730?

Introduction WHEREAS on September 23, 1957, I issued Proclamation No.3204 reading in part as follows: “WHEREAS certain persons in the state of Arkansas, individually and in unlawful assemblages, combinations, and conspiracies, have wifully obstructed the enforcement of orders of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas with respect to matters relating… Read More