Fifty-eight years after integration, Harding University pays homage to African American alumni.

Audrey Jackson

Nov 16, 2021

Harding President David Burks stepped to the podium as sunlight glinted off the metal lettering for the newly named “Anthony & Wright Building.”

“Today we are recognizing seven individuals and their families whose groundbreaking efforts began the process of ending racial segregation at Harding,” Burks said.

It was a recognition that came in many forms.