Students, lawmakers, and activists celebrate the nonviolence philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. while honoring the Hoxie school integration at the 16th Annual Nonviolence Youth Summit at Arkansas State University.
The theme of Monday's summit was “Remember Hoxie.”
DuShun Scarbrogh, Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission CEO, explains to the youth in attendance the reason for honoring Hoxie:
Ethel Tompkins served as the keynote speaker for the summit. Tompkins was the first African American woman to graduate from Hoxie Public Schools.