Little Rock Nine Member Speaks at Forum on Education

The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity is hosting a community and educational forum in addition to the commemoration Arkansas Civil Rights Commemoration ceremony, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at  the Clinton Presidential Library Great Hall.

Dr. Terrence Roberts, of the Little Rock Nine will speak on the legacy of the 1957 desegregation of Central High.

Because we are honoring the Little Rock Nine, L.C. and Daisy Bates, and attorney Christopher Mercer for their efforts to achieve equality in education for all students during the 1957 desegregation of Central High School, we will address the lessons from the past and where we are currently stand in the school system. In addition, we will discuss  current concerns in public schools in relation to equity in education. Professional development and Social Work continuing education credit is being offered. Learn more…

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