Dorothy Counts, First African-American in a White Southern School, 1957

Dorothy Counts, 1957. Colorization by mygrapefruit

After four days of harassment and threats from white classmates, Dorothy’s parents had to take her out of this school (Harry Harding High School, Charlotte, North Carolina).

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