Panel critiques 1957 Central High School integration news coverage


Photographs by Thomas Metthe

Panelists (from left) Tafi Mukunyadzi, Ernie Dumas, Bill Lewis and Phyllis Brandon discuss coverage of the integration of Central High School in 1957 at the Darragh Center Auditorium in Little Rock on Wednesday night.

Media coverage of Central High School's integration nearly 60 years ago created fear among black families and a resulting lack of detail for students today to connect with, the parent of a graduate and an alumna said Wednesday during a discussion of the crisis.

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Dontsufferfools says...

I was going to read this article but never got past "resulting lack of detail for students today to connect with" in the first paragraph. Scratched a hole in my head.

Posted 14 September 2017, 9:34 a.m. Suggest removal

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