"We the members of the Central
High School 50th Anniversary
Commission will provide
leadership for the community's commemoration
of the desegregation of
Little Rock
Central High School
by reflecting on the past,
examining the present,
and promoting future
and growth."

September 20, 2007
"Character and Courage: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Now, Where Do We Need to Be"
Town Hall Meeting - a discussion of race and education - Mosaic Church, 6420 Colonel Glenn Road
- 7:00 pm

September 21, 2007
Judicial Forums
“Central High-Its History and Legacy: Can True Integration Be Achieved?” Legal Symposium.  CLE credits will be offered.  Featured speakers include Dr. Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Theodore M. Shaw - UALR Bowen School of Law.  Co-sponsored by the UALR Bowen School of Law & the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. – 9:00 am. 


September 21-22, 2007
WorldFest - "The World is Watching Us! From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Celebrating Our Diversity" - MacArthur Park
9:00am - 9:00pm

September 23, 2007
Ecumenical Service - Robinson Center Music Hall
3:00 pm

September 25, 2007
Commemoration Ceremony - Little Rock Central High Front Lawn

10:00 am. At this time, no more tickets are available. The program will be carried live on LRSD-TV and other local television stations.

Members of the Commission

Co-Chair Virgil Miller
Co-Chair Nancy Rousseau
Annie Abrams
Rep. Fred Allen
Dr. Edith Altheimer
Ralph Brodie
Sen. Irma Hunter Brown
Shannon Butler
Dale Charles
Cynthia East
Ashley Fisher
Dr. André Guerrero
Schawnee Hightower

Carlotta Walls LaNier

Rep. Wilhelmina Lewellen

Mike Madell
Dr. Kathryn Mitchell
Blake Rutherford
Joy Secuban
Derrick Smith
Sen. Tracy Steele
Minnijean Brown Trickey
Darrin Williams
Reginald Wright

For more information on the Commission, contact:

Phyllis Dickerson, Coordinator

Little Rock Central High Integration 50th Anniversary


Related Pages

Little Rock Central High School 50th Anniversary Activities

Meet the Little Rock Nine

What happened in 1957

Central High School Virtual Tour


Central High School History