Newspaper editor Alex Wilson of the Tri-State Defender of Memphis is attacked by an angry mob of whites during the battle over integrating Central High School in Little Rock in 1957. “I decided not to run,” he wrote later. “If I were to be beaten, I’d take it walking if I could—not running.”
Note the sign: stop black riots .nothing was ever said about white mob riots and lynchings which would initiate black riots 50 years later.Whites were so audacious that they would publicize in newspapers the next lynchings like they were sports events.This is truly a remorseless race.
Anne Frank - Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature 13-year-old girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”
Elizabeth Eckford was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Anonyme Jeunes filles Bavili (Congo) ou [Les Demoiselles d'Avignon]. Carte postale en phototypie imprimée à Nancy par A. B. et Cie, avant 1906. Source d'inspiration présumée de Pablo Picasso pour le célèbre… - Beaussant Lefèvre - 25/03/2015
"The men were accused by the mob of expressing sympathy for a fellow sharecropper who, in self-defense, had killed the white farmer for whom he worked. The jailer complied, and Virgil, Robert, and Thomas Jones and Joseph Riley were taken to a cedar tree and summarily lynched. The text of the note pinned to one of the bodies was also inscribed on the verso of the photograph: 'Let this be a warning to you niggers to let white people alone or you will go the same way.'"
3 petites esclaves émancipées de la Nouvelle-Orléans, envoyées vers le nord des États-Unis pour promouvoir la collecte de fonds servant aux écoles destinées aux anciens esclaves (gérées par des groupes abolitionnistes) après l’occupation de la Louisiane par les armées de l’Union en 1863.