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LOOK: Then-And-Now Photos Bring Iconic Black History Moments Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices

Every day, we walk in the very places where history was made years ago. Sometimes that location is marked by a plaque or a statue, but other times we ...

Little Rock. 1957. 2 Girls, 1 White, 1 African-American. 1 Curse. 1 Photo.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.06.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

American mass media and American politicians must surely believe we are credulous children, because they love to tell us bedtime stories. And then there's Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan.

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.