Hays, Brooks--Oratory; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; African Americans--Civil rights;
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Excerpts of Remarks of Hon. Brooks Hays at the Statewide Civil Rights Informational Meeting Hotel Marion Little Rock, Arkansas December 7, 1964 10:30 A.M. No invitation I have had this year has brought me more gratification...
Hays, Brooks; Poetry; Little Rock (Ark.)--Race relations;
A HYMN OF BROTHERHOOD
Written by Brooks Hays during the period of racial tension in Little Rock.
Beneath these warm and friendly southern skies, The Ozark hills adorn a verdant plain.
The handiwork of pioneers we prize,
As well, the beauty of this...
Grand Prairie Historical Society Bulletin article that focuses on the Catholic Records of 1831-1853 in reference to Arkanasas Post. Numerous individuals related to the early Arkansas Post ancestors are listed.
Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
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...