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Derek Olivier Research Institute | Episode 11

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.

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Multicultural Librarians | Episode 10

Multicultural librarians and community liaisons are working to connect communities of color with their local public libraries. In this episode, we talk to four Arkansans about their efforts to educate minorities about resources available at libraries.

Political Representation | Episode 2

Although there are more diverse candidates seeking public office, there’s still room for growth. In this episode, we discuss the value of having elected leaders reflect the demographics of the constituents they serve and some of the barriers preventing more people of color from running.