San Angelo and Civil Rights
7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT April 14
Room 110/111, Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont
Titled “San Angelo and Civil Rights: Local Stories of Integration in San Angelo Schools,” the presentation will feature speakers Phil George, former ASU coach and athletic director who participated in the integration of ASU; and Mary Frances Owens, a retired teacher who was involved in the integration of the San Angelo Independent School District.
Topics to be covered include integrating the SAISD and integrating ASU, particularly through the Athletics Department and Rams football team. Following their presentations, George and Owens will participate in a discussion and question-and-answer session with the audience moderated by Dr. Christine Lamberson, ASU assistant professor of history.
The event is open free to the public.