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Life in the Ozarks for African-Americans: From 1906 to today

On April 14, 1906, racial tensions reached a tipping point in the Queen City of the Ozarks. Mob rule and violence ensued, and the lynching that occurred in Park Central Square on the eve of Easter Sunday became a permanent mark on the history of the Ozarks. In the aftermath of the catastrophe, many African-Americans […]

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Students receive Pepsi-Cola scholarship

Six undergraduate students at Missouri State University recently received recognition for their commitment to the university’s public affairs mission. Each student was awarded a Pepsi-Cola Public Affairs Scholarship in the amount of $1,250. The students were selected based on their involvement in public affairs activities and voluntary service both on and off campus.

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Sobel receives funding for Trail of Tears archaeological fieldwork

Dr. Elizabeth Sobel, associate professor of anthropology at Missouri State University, received a grant of $5,100 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the “Archaeological Project Collaboration between Mark Twain National Forest and Missouri State University.”

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