The Little Rock Nine, from left front row, Melba Pattillo Beals, Thelma Mothershed Wair, seated, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Elizabeth Eckford, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Wallls LaNier, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Jefferson Thomas, and Ernest Green wave as they are applauded by Little Rock Central High School students on the steps of the school in Little Rock, Ark., after 50th anniversary observances Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, of when the nine integrated the school.
The Little Rock Nine, from left front row, Melba Pattillo Beals, Thelma Mothershed Wair, seated, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Elizabeth Eckford, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Wallls LaNier, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Jefferson Thomas, and Ernest Green wave as they are applauded by Little Rock Central High School students on the steps of the school in Little Rock, Ark., after 50th anniversary observances Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, of when the nine integrated the school. Danny Johnston AP
The Little Rock Nine, from left front row, Melba Pattillo Beals, Thelma Mothershed Wair, seated, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Elizabeth Eckford, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Wallls LaNier, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Jefferson Thomas, and Ernest Green wave as they are applauded by Little Rock Central High School students on the steps of the school in Little Rock, Ark., after 50th anniversary observances Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, of when the nine integrated the school. Danny Johnston AP