Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has edited a new book on the civil rights movement that uses primary sources to highlight its important themes, issues, and figures. Continue reading “Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement”

Dr. John Kirk (middle) speaks with members of the Little Rock Nine, Dr. Terrence Roberts (left) and Melba Pattillo Beals (right), during a book signing at Central High Schoo

John Kirk commemorates integration of Central High School with Little Rock Nine

In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the integration of Central High School, John Kirk, director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, signed copies of his books on African American civil rights history in Arkansas along with members of the Little Rock Nine. Continue reading “John Kirk commemorates integration of Central High School with Little Rock Nine”

Dr. Bernard LaFayette

Civil Rights leader Bernard LaFayette to speak at UA Little Rock March 14

The Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, will speak about his life and experiences as a leader in the Civil Rights movement March 14, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law. 
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