Celebrate national Constitution Day at Missouri S&T and hear an S&T historian disc...

Missouri S&T Constitution Day focuses on 14th Amendment – Missouri S&T News and Research

Celebrate national Constitution Day at Missouri S&T and hear an S&T historian discuss two former students who were key to the campus’s desegregation in 1950. The presentation will take place at noon Friday, Sept. 17, in St. Pat’s Ballroom B and C of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, will speak about the role George E. Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. played in the desegregation of Missouri S&T. In the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision, the U.S. Supreme Court sanctioned segregation in …

 

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