The Daisy Bates plan was implemented in 1957, called for the NAACP  to register nine black students to attend the previously all-white Little Rock Central High. They were selected on the criteria of excellent grades and attendance. The “Little Rock Nine” consisted of Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford , Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts , Carlotta Walls LaNier, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray Karlmark , Thelma Mothershed , and Melba Beals . Daisy Bates, standing econd from left .
The Daisy Bates plan was implemented in 1957, called for the NAACP to register nine black students to attend the previously all-white Little Rock Central High. They were selected on the criteria of excellent grades and attendance. The “Little Rock Nine” consisted of Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford , Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts , Carlotta Walls LaNier, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray Karlmark , Thelma Mothershed , and Melba Beals . Daisy Bates, standing econd from left .

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