Sixty years ago today, nine black teenagers in Little Rock, Arkansas, enrolled in the all-white Central High School following the Supreme Court's decision to strike down racial segregation laws. They went down in history as the Little Rock Nine.
Youth Radio's Zia Tollette is a junior at Central High, and says, going to school there, the sacrifices of the Little Rock Nine still feel very close to home.
This segment aired on September 25, 2017.
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