Photos That Show a Side of History That You Didn’t Know

First Black Person to Attend an All-White School in North Carolina

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In 1957, fifteen year old Dorothy Counts was the first black person to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Pictured here you can see it wasn’t very easy for her as white boys bullied her as she walked into the school. But her role in desegregation and this photo of her ignoring them really paved the way for the future.

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