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Highland Park students learn about Civil Rights Movemement

 

Last updated 1/11/2023 at 11:20am

Havre Daily News/Patrick Johnston

Vista Nancy Kastning holds her service dog, Leili, while talking to students Tuesday in Highland Park Early Primary School's library.

Kindergarten students at Highland Park Early Primary School learned about Martin Luther King Jr. during their library session this week from local AmeriCorps Vistas Nancy Kastning and Teresa White.

Kastning, who works as a local food systems coordinator in the area, showed the young students a children's book that talked about the discrimination Black and dark-skinned people in the U.S. faced before King and the Civil Rights Movement he lead pressured the country to change for the better.

She talked not just about how people in the U.S. were treated worse for the color of their skin, but...



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