The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wrote to the Arkansas Council of National Defense asking them to ban the showing of “The Birth of a Nation” in the interest of national morale.
Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_03_11_27, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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Crystal Shurley is a Public History graduate student at UA Little Rock.