Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

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Poise and Perseverance

Poise and Perseverance

How Autherine Lucy, Charlayne Hunter, and Vivian Malone Desegregated Higher Education in the American South

Black children carrying signs and accompanied by four mothers, walk to Webster School, Hillsboro, Ohio, April 3, 1956.

Marching Mothers

Neither wind nor rain could stop a band of Ohio mothers from securing the education their children deserved.