Derek Olivier Research Institute | Episode 11

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The leading cause of death among Black males ages 1 to 44 is homicide, according to the CDC. In this episode, we learn about the Derek Olivier Research Institute for the Prevention of Violence, which was established at Arkansas Baptist College in 2016 to create awareness and seek solutions to violence against African American males.

Antoinette Grajeda
Antoinette Grajeda

Antoinette Grajeda is Editor-in-Chief of Arkansas Soul, the host of the Affirmative Action podcast and a Northwest Arkansas-based journalist. She has covered race, culture, politics, health, education and the arts in Arkansas for nearly 15 years.