Poverty--Arkansas; African Americans--Education--Arkansas; Poor children--Education--Arkansas; African Americans--Arkansas--Economic conditions--20th century
Pen and ink drawing of three shoeless African American children waiting on the school bus. A dilapidated building (home/school?) is in the background with human figures around it. On recto: "Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it not...
Hays, Brooks; Poetry; African Americans--Civil rights
What is the American dream?
It is the anticipation that sometime we will be able to say — Here is equality and freedom; Here is brotherhood and justice.
The dream is of compassion expressing itself in society's concern for those who fall by the...
Hays, Brooks--Friends and associates; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Hays, Brooks--Awards;
THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO HONOR BROOKS HAYS
Presents to You
We salute you first as a human being, a very human being, whose gift of laughter has spread its clean homely wit far and wide among all who know you.
We salute you,...