Columbia students participate in national conference on race and education

September 23, 2011 | 8:19 p.m. CDT
Rock Bridge High School sophomore Malik Baskett, 15, Hickman High School sophomore Mariah Latimer, 16, and Hickman High School senior Myah McCrary digest statistics on truancy, poverty, imprisonment and race at the 2011 Minority Student Achievement Network Student Conference at the Holiday Inn Executive Center on Friday. Approximately 200 students from across the nation gathered to discuss race and education.