With her adorable hairdresser parents to cheer her on, the Little Rock native deserves to go far.
“Elizabeth met Hazel for the first time two years ago in Little Rock, and now...they are friends,” Oprah said incredulously.
I love it when Bond climbs the volcano and throws that Little Rock down there and it goes ping ping ping!
The police of Little Rock, years ago, found a letter in Titanic's room which demanded “2 thousand cash or you will be sorry.”
She turned most of them down, including her first invitation from Oprah in 1996, to appear with the rest of the Little Rock Nine.
While at Little Rock, I was attacked by bilious fever, and was sick for ten days.
“Drop her atop of the Little Rock as I say when,” growled Josh.
The water was low in the Little Rock basin, but it promised them, at any rate, a sufficiency.
He afterward edited a paper at Little Rock, and studied law.
From this on, until September 10th, the day our forces captured Little Rock, my days were spent in the ambulance.
organized as a U.S. territory 1819 (admitted as a state 1836), named for the Arkansas River, which was named for a Siouan tribe.
The spelling of the term represents a French plural, Arcansas, of a name applied to the Quapaw people who lived on the Arkansas River; their name was also written in early times as Akancea, Acansea, Acansa (Dickinson, 1995). This was not the name used by the Quapaws themselves, however. The term /akansa/ was applied to them by Algonquian speakers; this consists of /a-/, an Algonquian prefix found in the names of ethnic groups, plus /kká:ze, a Siouan term refering to members of the Dhegiha branch of the Siouan family. This stem is also the origin for the name of the Kansa tribe and of the state of Kansas; thus the placenames Arkansas and Kansas indirectly have the same origin. [William Bright, "Native American Placenames of the United States," 2004]
Capital of Arkansas and largest city in the state.
Note: In 1957, federal troops were sent into Little Rock to enforce the United States Supreme Court ruling in Brown versus Board of Education against racial segregation in the public schools. Little Rock became a symbol of the South's resistance to school integration.