By Will Counts
It was the fourth school year since segregation had been outlawed by the Supreme Court. Things were not going well, and some southerners accused the national press of distorting matters. This picture, however, gave irrefutable testimony, as Elizabeth Eckford strides through a gantlet of white students, including Hazel Bryant (mouth open the widest), on her way to Little Rock’s Central High.
Saw this on Digg.com while browsing for Digg news stories to feature on one of my other websites… quite amazing list of photographs taken throughout history showing points in our time here just how difficult and beautiful life can be… It also shows just how much we screw ourselves.