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African Americans in Arkansas's Rural History

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Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

501 West 9th Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

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The Black History Commission of Arkansas (BHCA), an advisory board of the Arkansas State Archives (ASA), will sponsor a workshop, “African Americans in Arkansas's Rural History,” on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. Ninth Street, Little Rock.

The workshop will feature lectures from four speakers:

  • Chelsea McNutt: Arkansas Rosenwald Schools
  • Dr. Simon Hosken: The Hospital in the Cotton Field: Desegregating Hospital Access in the Delta
  • Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch: The Negro Division of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation
  • Carmen Lanos Williams: Black Landowners in Rural Arkansas

This free event is open to the public, but guests must register online by Monday, Jan. 29: https://2018bhcaevent.eventbrite.com. Teachers who attend the event will receive up to four professional development hours.

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