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Youngest Little Rock Nine member speaks at UTSA

Youngest Little Rock Nine member speaks at UTSA

Rudy Sanchez

April 2, 2019

As 16-year-old Carlotta Walls LaNier walked towards the entrance of Little Rock Central High School on September 4, 1957, she and eight of her fellow classmates met history face-to-face in the form of an angry mob and a blockade of armed Arkansas National Guardsmen. Last Wednesday, LaNier came to UTSA—unobstructed—to...