Past Event

The Legacy of Brown in District 186: The Struggle Continues

“This panel discussion will reflect on the efforts to desegregate schools in Springfield school District 186 and will assess the results of those efforts. Panelists will include G. Cullom Davis and Roger Bridges, plaintiffs in the desegregation case; Teresa Haley, a former student in District 186 during the legal battle; and a current representative from District 186. This event is co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.”

“The event will take place in the Carnegie Room. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first served basis only. Please call Cecilia Stiles Cornell at 217.206.7430 for more information or email her at”