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A civil rights history maker comes to Kealing

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by Tai Moses

Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the famed Little Rock Nine, will be speaking with Kealing Middle School seventh-graders today, Thursday, as part of the students’ Civil Rights and Social Justice Seminar. The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American teens who became the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas in 1957. Roberts was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bill Clinton in 1999. Roberts will speak with two groups of students, at 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1- 2:30 p.m. at Kealing Middle School, 1607 Pennsylvania Ave.

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