1957 - Children Lead

September 4, 1957  - Today, four brave, young black people will test the new laws against school segregation. As the nation watches, these "Desegregation Pioneers" arrive at four of Charlotte's all-white schools. The crowds who have gathered are angry. In the tense days that follow, people throw things at Dorothy Counts. They call Gus Roberts names. They shun Delois Huntley and Gus Roberts' little sister, Girvaud. Of the four, only Gus Roberts will stay long enough to graduate.
 

Gus Roberts
Gus Roberts
Girvaud Roberts
Girvaud Roberts
Delois Hunter
Delois Hunter
Dorothy Counts
Dorothy Counts
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