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. History, Student, Little Rocks, Africans American, Elizabeth Eckford, Civil Rights Movement, High Schools, American Girls, Central High
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Ernest Green at Michigan Student University, c. 1961. Ernest Green, the eldest of the Little Rock Nine and the the first black student to graduate from Little Rock Central High School. Green went on to graduate from Michigan State University with a B.A. in 1962 an M.A. in 1964
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, son of Lettice Knollys, great-grandson of Mary Boleyn Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1565 – 25 February 1601), is the best-known of the many holders of the title "Earl of Essex." He was a military hero and royal favourite of Elizabeth I, but following a poor campaign against Irish rebels during the Nine Years' War in 1599, he failed in a coup d'état against the queen and was executed for treason.
Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine In 1958, LIFE's Paul Schutzer photographed activist Daisy Bates (fourth from left) as she posed in front of the U.S. Supreme Court with members of the Little Rock Nine. Standing tall and proud in front of the highest court in the land, these civil rights pioneers assert their identities as Americans worthy of all every protection under the law.
Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.
Holocaust Memorial, Paris. It would be interesting to have students explore Holocaust memorials across the world, and then create their own from the perspective of a modern young person.
This little vase was relly impressive! It was found in Zakros Ancient Minoan Palace, dated to 17th-15th century BC!