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Civil rights leader gives talk at Northwestern High School

Dr. Terrence Roberts signed copies of his book “Lessons from Little Rock” after his talk at Northwestern Regional High School on Wednesday, June 14. Photo by Caitlin Culligan

WINSTED — Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine, spoke at Northwestern Regional High School Wednesday, June 14.

Back in 1957, a group of nine African-American students enrolled in the then racially segregated Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Ark.

The students were enrolled by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Roberts gave his talk at the request of the school’s Civil Rights Stories group.

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