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  • Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Policies and Society, University of Arkansas 8th Annual Symposium

    September 26–28

    Mosaic Templars Cultural Center | Little Rock

    Conference is focused on the intersection of racial violence and labor from the end of the Civil War through the 70s. The Elaine Massacre will be a subject discussed.


  • a symposium on the elaine massacre presented by The Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History, University of Arkansas

    September 19 | 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    1 East Center Street | Fayetteville, AR

    Visit http://pryorcenter.uark.edu to see the day’s full schedule and to learn more about the speakers and the subjects that will be presented.


    September 28 | 2 p.m.

    Turning Point Park | 110 Main Street | Elaina, AR

    Turning Point Park honors Scipio Africanus Jones, who was born a slave and became the lawyer who saved the Elaine Twelve and led a case that redefined the 14thAmendment. Following the program, attendees may find a ribbon closely matching their skin colors. Two people with different colors will tie them together on a “Together Tree.” For more information, email patriciakienzleinar@gmail.com.

  • elaine massacre exhibit

    September 6 - October 31

    David W. Mullins Library | Fayetteville, AR

    Items featured in the exhibit include newspaper clippings and photos related to those who witnessed the massacre or were involved in the response, including Arkansas Gov. Charles Brough, defense attorney Scipio Jones and prosecuting attorney John Elvis Miller. Learn more here.

  • Elaine Massacre Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    September 29 | 2 p.m.

    Court Square Park | 350 Perry Street | Helena, AR