Little Known Black History Fact: Dorothy Counts

Nearly 60 years ago, Dot Counts-Scoggins, then known as Dorothy Counts, endured racism so harsh that her parents had to send her to school out-of-state. As one of the first students to racially int…

Source: Little Known Black History Fact: Dorothy Counts

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2 Comments

  1. Wow. This story includes something that I always wonder about, the people who did all the spitting and hate. What we forget is that this wasn’t that long ago, so some of these people are still alive. I’ve always wondered if they’re sitting somewhere, like “yes, I remember spitting on and cussing out that girl.” Glad to hear that she received at least one apology.

    1. So true. Just like Emmet Till’s accuser is still alive.

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