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Washington County Black History Scholarship Essay Contest Opens to High Schoolers

The Washington County Community Remembrance Project, a group of Fayetteville citizens committed to documenting and commemorating a troubling racial history, is hosting a high school essay contest in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative.  Top award winners will share a $5,000 cash prize. The Fayetteville Public Library is hosting a virtual essay contest workshop on Jan. 27 at 4:30 pm. Pre-registration is required.


Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
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