Dr. James Ross, history professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will hold a talk on 1960s-era desegregation in Little Rock schools. Continue reading “History professor to discuss 1960s desegregation in Little Rock schools”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold an Excellence in Service Award presentation on Saturday to honor three individuals for their contributions toward racial equity and unity.
Remaining African American History Month events include:
- Black Inventors/Student Invention Program: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in Ledbetter A, B, C. This program highlights important contributions made by African American inventors. It is also a creative opportunity for UALR students to showcase their talents by competing in a student invention competition. Winning inventions will receive monetary awards. Contact the Office of Campus Life to sign up.
- “Black & Brown Lives: Justice Over Social Divides”: 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Clinton School of Public Service Sturgis Hall. Speakers will draw on their own professional experiences as “teaching artists” and community organizers to discuss movements and initiatives that are local to both Chicago and the South.
- Excellence in Service Award Presentation: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Arkansas Capitol Building. Winthrop Rockefeller, Ozelle Sutton, and William Walker will be recognized for their contribution of service toward racial equity and unity. A student shuttle will be available.
For more information and to sign up for events, please contact the Office of Campus Life at 501.569.3308.