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Remembering John Carter and Victims of Racial Terror – July Vlog With Clarice and Kwami

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In this episode of Clarice and Kwami Abdul-Bey's Arkansas PBS vlog, watch as they discuss the recent dedication of a historical marker in remembrance of the life of John Carter who, at age 22 in 1927, was the last known victim of racial terror lynching in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

 

 

John Carter Memorial Marker Ceremony Program Cover

 

Watch video of the dedication ceremony here.

 

 

Explore more about the instances that prompted these horrific event in “Race, Rage and Resistance – John Carter and Lonnie Dixon: Remembering 1927.”

 

 

Clarice and Kwami are the co-directors of the Washitaw Foothills Youth Media Arts & Literacy Collective and co-convenors of the Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement.  They have agreed to join the Arkansas PBS family as monthly vloggers that share their informed opinions on current events and PBS programs.  Arkansas PBS shares select community content and events from partners across the state. While this content meets our editorial guidelines, views and opinions belong solely to the community partner providing the content. 

 

To learn more about the Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement backstory, check out the October 2020 issue of Little Rock Soiree Magazine and the Healing Together episode of the Southern Inspirations podcast.  To learn more about Rosanne Cash's APJMM connection, read the "Taking A Stand" article in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.  Also, check out the APJMM YouTube Channel.