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Elizabeth Eckford

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.04.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. And what better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapsho...

Get Engaged in a Child's Education

Andrea L. Zopp | Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago
Andrea L. Zopp

Pushing for access to a quality education is the next step up that our kids need and are entitled to. As mothers, fathers, and caregivers, it's also your obligation.

Within a Racial Cold War, Some Signs of a Thaw

David Margolick | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
David Margolick

2011-11-16-djfkdjkfdkfjkdkf.jpgThough their faces are frozen in an old photograph, both Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan Massery now hover around seventy. And their story continues.

Elizabeth Eckford, Of The Little Rock Nine, Tells Her Life Story

Vanity Fair | David Margolick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was a school night, and Elizabeth Eckford was too excited to sleep. The next morning, September 4, 1957, was her first day of classes, and one last...

The Little Rock 9, And The History Behind The History

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today is the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the photo to the left is an iconic representat...