Through a Lens, Darkly: Politics & Power

When the Little Rock Nine walked through the doors of their newly desegregated high school on September 24th, 1957, the story didn’t miraculously end with happy music and a fade out. Vanity Fair traces the life of Elizabeth Eckford, the first of the nine, from her time in the high school all the way to present day. Along the way are told the stories of many people surrounding the events, and each of the participants is revealed as flawed and deeply human.