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OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM: Death by Design: The Secret Holocaust of Wrightsville, Arkansas
February 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This theatrical production by students from Meridian High School in Mississippi tells the story of the fire that killed 21 African American teenagers at a detention center in Wrightsville. The production’s Little Rock debut was made possible by a grant from the Black History Commission of Arkansas. The Arkansas Peace and Justice Memorial Movement recognizes this production as part of its “Seeing AR History in 20/20” campaign.
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