Capitol hosts event commemorating school's integration

Capitol hosts event commemorating school's integration
(Source: Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission via Facebook)
(Source: Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission via Facebook)

HOXIE, AR (KAIT) - The story about the 1955 integration of the Hoxie Schools was on display Monday at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.

According to a Facebook post from the group, "Hoxie-The First Stand", a display about the event was seen on the 2nd-floor rotunda from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A news conference was held at 12 p.m., while Rep. Fran Cavenaugh, R-Walnut Ridge, will present a resolution on the House floor at 1:30 p.m.

Transportation was provided from Hoxie to Little Rock for anyone who wished to attend the event.

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