Elizabeth Eckford is proof that sometimes a few small steps can be the biggest strides forward. A member of the Little Rock Nine, Elizabeth turned the daily routine of going to school into an act of heroism. Facing abuse, hatred and violence, she helped break down racial barriers, fight desegregation, and move the country forward.
Tell your friend she’s got a little Elizabeth Eckford in her. Reblog now to give her a little push.

Elizabeth Eckford is proof that sometimes a few small steps can be the biggest strides forward. A member of the Little Rock Nine, Elizabeth turned the daily routine of going to school into an act of heroism. Facing abuse, hatred and violence, she helped break down racial barriers, fight desegregation, and move the country forward.


Tell your friend she’s got a little Elizabeth Eckford in her. Reblog now to give her a little push.