Melba Pattillo Beals visited Ouachita Baptist University on April 2 as part of the university’s Birkett Williams Lecture Series, hosted this semester by Ouachita’s Huckabee School of Education. Dr. Beals, a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal, spoke on equality, faith and her experience integrating into Little Rock Central High School as a member of the Little Rock Nine.
Turner, Abby and News Bureau, Ouachita, "Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine presents Birkett Williams Lecture at Ouachita" (2019). Press Releases. 633.