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Jefferson Thomas

Jefferson Thomas and the Courage of Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

In 1957, Jefferson Thomas and eight fellow Black students at Little Rock High School made history as they helped make our nation live up to the promise of Brown v. Board of Education, the end of legal segregation in public schools.

Little Rock 9 Member Dies At 67

AP | TOM PARSONS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Jefferson Thomas was fast and athletic and often played pickup basketball with white students while growing up in Little Rock in...