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Washington County Diverse Settlers Committee Celebrates Black History Month

Margaret Clark
Margaret Clark, Ph.D., an assistant professor emeritus of French and Secondary Education at the University of Arkansas, was the first female African-American professor hired by the college in 1969.

The Washington County Historical Society's Diverse Settlers Committee — originally named Black Settlers — has produced a virtual Black History Month program for 2022. Founding member, Margaret Clark, explains the origins and mission of the committee. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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