• Oct 24, 2007

50th Anniversary Celebration: Integrating Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas

  • 5:00 PM
  • Great Hall, Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA

A Dialogue, 50 Years Later, with:

Members of the Little Rock Nine

  • Minnijean Brown Trickey
  • Elizabeth Eckford
  • Ernest Green
  • Gloria Ray Karlmark
  • Carlotta Walls LaNier
  • Dr. Terrence Roberts
  • Jefferson Thomas
  • Thelma Mothershed Wair

Senator Dale L. Bumpers, Former Governor & Senator, D-AR
Moderated by Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Founding & Executive Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice, Harvard Law School
Remarks by Governor Deval Patrick, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Remarks by The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, City of Boston
Invocation by Reverend Gregory G. Groover, Sr.
Vocal Performances by Lawrence Watson

Presentation of “Local Hero Awards”

Co-Sponsored by:
City of Boston
Union of Minority Neighborhoods
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP