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Following is an incomplete list of events scheduled around the 2007 observation of the 1957 desegregation crisis in Little Rock.

Jan. 16, 2007 — Bless the Mic Lecture Series — Philander Smith College — Dr. Jonathan Kozol

May 16-20, 2007 — Daisy Bates Educational Forums — sponsored by the NAACP (contact is Michael
Wotorson, NAACP National Director of Education mwotorson@naacpnet.org)

Sept. 6-8, 2007 — UALR Symposium — The Little Rock Crisis: A 50-Year Perspective

Sept. 21-22, 2007 — Festival “The World Is Watching Us! From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Celebrating Our Diversity” — MacArthur Park, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Central High Integration 50th Anniversary Commission and LR Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission event)

Sept. 22-25, 2007 — Emancipation Proclamation displayed — William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park

Sept. 24, 2007 — Grand Opening of Little Rock Central High National Historic Site Visitors Center, and the Little Rock Nine Foundation Gala

Sept. 25, 2007 — Commemoration ceremony — Little Rock Central High School front lawn (Central High Integration 50th Anniversary Commission)



To be announced:



Judicial Forum — U of A Clinton School of Public Service, UALR
William H. Bowen School of Law, Central High Integration 50th Anniversary Commission

Arkansas Repertory Theatre — The Legacy Project

UALR William H. Bowen School of Law and Law Review Conference

Central Arkansas Library System lecture series

Central High Integration 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coca-Cola bottle unveiling

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performance

HBO documentary by documentary filmmakers Craig and Brent Renaud, Little Rock natives

AETN documentary project “In the Shadow of Little Rock: The Life of Daisy Bates”




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