Arkansas Nuns Recall Admitting Black Students in 1952 for DVD Project

Arkansas Times | September 5, 2008
Before any other school in the state, as far as they know, the nuns of St. Scholastica monastery invited a couple of girls who'd recently graduated from an all-black Catholic grammar school to enroll in their previously all-white girls high school. Now Fort Smith Historical Society members are interviewing the surviving nuns from that era and preserving the interviews on DVD.

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