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One of 'Little Rock Nine' to speak in DL

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It’s one thing to read about the history of the racial tensions that came with desegregating schools in the 1950’s.  It’s a whole different experience when you get one of the Little Rock Nine walking through the door to share their firsthand accounts of the dramatic events.

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Detroit Lakes students will soon get that chance as Terrence Roberts will be spending the day at the Holmes Theater giving a seminar to Detroit Lakes students on September 24.

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