Dr. Ravi K. Perry wants to hear from the people of Little Rock. Take this simple survey to help this researcher determine how living in a city with a history of segregation impacts oneâ€™s future political behavior…
“Iâ€™m not trying to live in their world, theyâ€™re not trying to live in my world. We have a world that we live in together.”
“A lot of people are fearful of what they see as different, when all they have to realize is it’s just window dressing.”
“I was the only black student for two years at Forest Heights…it shaped my identity of who I am.”
“I was born of Italian immigrants. They were brought into a big plantation in Lake Village and were indentured farmers.”
“Some say race relations have changed a lot…People are people; whether you are black, white, blue, or whatever…”
“From an early age, I was just taught and believed that everybody is equal.”
“We aren’t always completely honest about our failings or our, you know, emotions about race.”
Maya Angelou spoke to our minds, our souls, and perhaps most importantly – our conscience. Here’s a fellow Arkansan’s tribute to this remarkable woman.
See the new film “Freedom Summer” before it airs on national television during the annual Juneteenth celebration in Little Rock this summer!