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Sculpture commemorates 1957 desegregation at Arkansas school


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation, officials announced Wednesday.

The statue, titled "United," features two people raising their arms and holding two large rings that don't quite interlock. Officials say the image demonstrates the work still to be done toward guaranteeing educational rights for students of diverse backgrounds.

Nine students, known as the "Little Rock Nine," were...

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