Arkansas governor Orval Faubus, head-and-shoulders portrait, seated, facing right, holding sign reading "Against racial integration of all s...
Central High Marks 50 Years of Desegregation
interview with Orval Faubus about the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School
September 4, 1954 – American Civil Rights Movement – Little Rock Crisis: Governor Orville Faubus of Arkansas calls out the US National Guard, to prevent African-American students from enrolling in Central High School in Little Rock.
Orval Faubus September 4,1957 Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, called out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School.
The Little Rock Nine Are Now Eight: The Ancestors Bring Home Jefferson Thomas
The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is considered to be one of the most important events in the African American Civil Rights Movement.
Orval Faubus was a staunch racist he hated blacks, he was a Democrat and he died a Democrat. Picture of Democrat Bill Clinton with Orval Faubus.