Carlotta Walls Lanier, second from left, and Minnijean Brown Trickey, center, were part of the Little Rock Nine who integrated the Arkansas city’s Central High School in 1957. Today, they see promise in the protests across the U.S.
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They cheer the diversity of the crowds, but worry about the absence of a central spiritual leader and targeted agenda


Carlotta Walls Lanier, second from left, and Minnijean Brown Trickey, center, were part of the Little Rock Nine who integrated the Arkansas city’s Central High School in 1957. Today, they see promise in the protests across the U.S.
Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images

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