Friday, November 11, 2005
Just saw this film on RÚV television tonight...
The Ernest Green Story
[...] As one of the “Little Rock Nine,” Green and his eight classmates risked their lives to become the first black students to integrate Little Rock’s Central High School following the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision of Brown vs. the Board of Education, declaring segregation illegal. The integration of Central High School became one of the crowning victories of the Civil Rights Movement and a triumph over legal segregation. The first African-American to graduate from Central High, Green was the subject of a movie, “The Ernie Green Story,” produced and distributed by the Walt Disney Corporation...[Inside ASU ]
Ernest Green - Biography
Interview: Mr. Green looks back on 1957
1997 President Clinton honours The Little Rock Nine
More about Little Rock September 1957