The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock

Civil rights history lesson

Published March 8, 2019

The fifth-grade class of St. John School in Russellville has been studying a unit on civil rights. Lyle Hawkins and Randall Crouch talked to the students about their experience during the 1957 integration crisis in Little Rock. Hawkins and Crouch were high school seniors from Russellville when their National Guard unit was activated and sent to Little Rock.