During his weekly press briefing, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a timeline for implementing the state’s new Medicaid expansion program, and the creation of a cyber advisory council.
West Coast rapper Murs returns to Arkansas June 15 to continue his hip hop open mic and mentorship program called Groundwaves(AR).
Arkansas native Solomon Bozeman has been named the next head coach of the men’s basketball program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Music Moves is celebrating Black Music Month with in-person and virtual performances highlighting a variety of genres including hip hop and Gospel.
Michelle Duster shares the stories of her grand-grandmother in her new book “Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells.”
Fully vaccinated Arkansas students no longer need to quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. The policy change will reduce education loss, Gov. Hutchinson said.
BOHEMIA Cares is celebrating Men’s Health Month by hosting a series of virtual conversations focused on the physical and mental health of Black men.
At last night’s meeting, Fayetteville city council unanimously approved a resolution that will recognize Juneteenth as a paid city holiday beginning in 2022.
UA Chancellor Steinmetz has requested the relocation of Sen. Fulbright’s statue, but says his name can remain with the College of Arts and Sciences. The Black Student Caucus says that isn’t enough.
Arkansans who get immunized can use their vaccination cards to redeem a lottery ticket or Arkansas Game and Fish Commission gift certificates.
A coalition of organizations in central Arkansas are marking the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder with a weeklong series of community events.
Black Restaurant Week has expanded to Arkansas. More than a dozen restaurants are participating including Rock City Kitchen and Rock City Taco in Little Rock.
Arkansas Baptist College and Buffalo Radio are hosting a radiothon May 21 in hopes of raising $100,000 for scholarships.
A Smithsonian traveling exhibition about “The Green Book” is on view May 20-Aug. 1 at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
Officials say it could easily take months to repair a fracture in the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge, which is closed to traffic indefinitely.
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.
Arkansans 12-15 years old are now approved to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC is expected to provide additional guidance later this week.
Rap Squad is a documentary about Arkansas high school hip hop artists seeking healing for themselves and equity in their community through their art.
Mother’s Monday is a movement designed to reinvent motherhood and work. May 10 a virtual event will address changing culture in corporate America so moms can thrive.
The Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas’ Cinco de Mayo Festival has a hybrid format this year. The annual event supports scholarships for Latino students.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson wants to vaccinate 50 percent of Arkansans in 90 days. Officials are hosting pop up clinics at malls and high school graduations to help meet that goal.
The Arkansas House has rejected legislation that would have ended early voting the Monday before Election Day.
U.K. variant cases have tripled in the state prompting officials to reiterate the importance of Arkansans receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
University of Arkansas students are sharing the story of the state’s Marshallese community through the Arkansas Atoll podcast.