This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration.

This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration.

1922 beach police.  Law, no swimsuit higher than 6 inches above the knee.

1922 beach police. Law, no swimsuit higher than 6 inches above the knee.

World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945

World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945

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