Never forget…Dorothy Counts being mocked by an entirely white audience on enrollment day at Harding High School, September I know I could not have sent my daughter into that den of hate and violence!
German man holding exhumed baby from a mass grave outside the town of Suttrop. Amerian officers ordered German civilians of Suttrop, Germany, to exhume the bodies of 57 Russians killed by German SS.
Gloria Richardson removes the rifle of a National Guardsman from her way during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest on Maryland. This took a lot of courage to gently push aside the gun with no comment, and nary a backwards glance.
The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History
"Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan" by Will Counts; depicts Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine as she walks to her formerly white only school.
A six year old girl waits for a policeman to take her name before she is led away to a waiting police truck, in Birmingham, Ala., on May Over 450 school children were arrested for protesting against racial discrimination.
Dorothy Counts braves taunts to become the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 1957
True Sons of Freedom
This poster shows Abraham Lincoln looking down upon African American soldiers fighting German soldiers during World War I: 'True Sons of Freedom. Colored Men: The First Americans Who Planted Our Flag
In this image, Elizabeth Eckford waits for a bus. Eckford was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School.
African American Group Portrait Posed group of African American men, women and children in formal attire in front of a house.
At 15, She Desegregated An All-White School. At 73, She's Fighting To Do It Again.
It's groundhog day in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A young girl is pictured after she was wounded during clashes between riot-police and protesters after the funeral of Berkin Elvan, the boy who died from injuries suffered during last year’s anti-government protests, in Istanbul.
Until the signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and op