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Video: Secretary Martin Presents Little Rock Nine with Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award

Posted on: 02/27/2018 4:12 pm

Established in 1992, the Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award, given by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), recognizes individual acts of political courage, uncommon character and selfless action in the realm of public service. In 2017, Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin nominated the Little Rock Nine for this award. In February 2018, at the NASS winter conference in Washington, DC, during Black History Month, four members of the Little Rock Nine were present to accept the award and gave remarks.

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