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Walter Albertin / Humanities Texas

This week, Marshall, Texas is celebrating Civil Rights pioneer and native son James Farmer Jr. who founded the Congress of Racial Equality in 1942. It’s an organization that had a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Red River Radio local news highlights for Wednesday, April 27.

Stephen F. Austin State University

Researchers at Stephen F. Austin State University are working to improve the regrowth of forests on land once used for strip mining. A two-acre plot near Crockett, Texas, will compare various techniques in forestry reclamation that have worked in Appalachia, but are now being tested in the Western Gulf Coast region.

Red River Radio local news highlights for Tuesday, April 26.

civilwar.org

Commentator Gary Joiner has this profile of the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history who was a national hero by the time he was 12. 

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine

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