Page 2 of complaint against Segregated South Carolina Schools, 1950 (page 2 of 4). The complaint against segregated schools in Clarendon County, South Carolina, charges that denying admittance to African American students on the basis of race violates their guarantee of equal protection under the 14th Amendment. National Archives, via Flickr
Memphis City Hospital Training School for Nurses - Student Photograph 1900 by @Vernon Zhang Dutton, via Flickr / This is a rare historical nursing photograph from Memphis City Hospital Training School for Nurses (Now Regional Medical Center at Memphis) Early 1900 photographs of students from the training school are rare & this on is identified which makes it among the rarest. The student wrote her name on the back when presented to a friend "Julia H. Ebendicke, Oct, 1901"
Tererai Trent, PhD, is a Zimbabwean-American woman who was not allowed to go to school as a child because she was female. Tererai was forced to marry at age 11. By age 18, she was the mother of three. "When my husband realized that I wanted to have an education, he would beat me." In 2009, happily remarried Trent earned her doctorate; her thesis looked at HIV/AIDS prevention programs for women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa.