Carlotta Walls LaNier Archives

‘I Had a Right to Be at Central’: Remembering Little Rock’s integration battle

September 24, 2020

It was late September 1957, and students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas had been in class for three weeks. Everyone, that is, but 14-year-old Carlotta Walls (pictured right) and eight other teenagers who were to be Central High’s first black students. They had been prevented from entering the school by an angry… [Read More]