September 12, 2003
Essay contest announced
The Iowa State and Ames communities are invited to submit essays detailing
the importance of Brown vs. Board of Education, the 1954 Supreme Court
ruling that ended racial segregation.
Authors should include a brief statement explaining the decision's impact
on education and their lives. Essays should be approximately 1,000 words or
four, double-spaced pages.
Submissions are due Dec. 15. Mail essays to George Jackson, President,
NAACP (Ames Branch), P.O. Box 529, Ames, IA 50010.
Award winners will be notified and recognized at the annual NAACP Freedom
Fund Banquet in Ames on Feb. 13, 2004.
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
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