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Gallery Walk Open All Day Wednesday

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On Track program for Arkansas Tech students pursuing the Elevated Citizen track. Visitors can learn more about historical civil rights leaders, the role the State of Arkansas has played in civil rights advancements, the challenges faced by marginalized populations, the principles of non-violence developed and practiced by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the story of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march in 1965. There is also a video presentation depicting significant civil rights events from the 1950s and 1960s. The gallery walk marks the conclusion of a three-day series of events collectively entitled “Giving Voice: Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers.” The series is sponsored by the Arkansas Tech African-American Student Association (AASA), Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Spectrum and Student Government Association as well as the Arkansas Tech Office of Residence Life and the Arkansas Tech Division of Student Services. More than 200 students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding community participated in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day unity march and reception on Monday. Baswell Techionery was the scene of an open mic night on Tuesday that provided individuals with an opportunity to speak about issues such as social justice, diversity and inclusion.]]>