Lost wages due the to pandemic has led many Marshallese to seek emergency rental assistance to avoid eviction. When applying for help, they face roadblocks like the language barrier, technology and waiting weeks for approval.
COVID-19 deaths in Arkansas have surpassed UAMS projections, even as hospitalizations have fallen over the last month.
The University of Arkansas has received a pair of grants from the National Science Foundation to support collaborations with HBCUs on projects examining politics, Black trauma and COVID-19.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is celebrating the grand opening of its new Children’s Gallery Sept. 18. The exhibit highlights how different is amazing.
At his 200th press conference since the start of the pandemic, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced more than 50 percent of eligible Arkansans have been fully vaccinated.
Baptist Health has opened La Clínica del Pueblo in Fort Smith, a primary care clinic with a bilingual staff that can serve the Spanish-speaking community.
Little Rock city director Erma Hendrix has died at the age of 91. She served on the city’s board of directors for more than 15 years.
The Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association will screen nearly a dozen films during its second annual festival Sept. 16-18.
A 20-person medical military team from the U.S. Department of Defense is being sent to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to assist with staffing needs.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Rogers Public Library is collecting recipes to create a community cookbook.
A new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features large photos of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Queen of Tejano music.
The inaugural Arkansas Rasta 5K aims to promote the importance of physical fitness among marginalized communities. Proceeds will benefit the John Cain Foundation.
The pandemic has caused delays and created barriers to adoption. A new three-month campaign is working to overcome those obstacles and find forever families for nearly 350 Arkansas children.
The number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators again reached an all-time high today as Arkansas officials spend nearly $312 million on staff retention and increased bed capacity at hospitals.
In this episode, we talk to two DACA students about how legislation is impacting their career paths as the future of the program remains uncertain due to legal challenge.
A new Delta Cultural Center exhibit highlights the life of Rev. Elias Morris, a Baptist pastor in Helena who pursued a career in politics and the church.
As of this morning, no ICU beds for COVID-19 patients were available in Arkansas. Health officials are encouraging vaccinations as a way to reduce hospitalizations.
Through its Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program, the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas provided internships to 14 women of color pursuing STEM degrees in its inaugural year.
The number of Arkansas COVID-19 patients on ventilators reached an all-time high today as health officials begin rolling out booster shots to immunocompromised individuals.
After a significant decline last summer, routine childhood immunization rates in Arkansas have increased. Kids are required to receive vaccines for diseases like chickenpox and measles before entering kindergarten.
All 4 Arkansas HBCUs are taking steps to protect students against COVID-19 this fall including requiring masks and providing financial incentives for vaccinations.
The documentary “Sardis” tells the story of an Oklahoma community washed away during the construction of a man-made lake. It will be screened at the Fort Smith International Film Festival Aug. 14.
While the future of DACA is tied up in courts, the Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas is supporting DACA college students with a new emergency scholarship fund. Applications are due Aug. 17.
Officials are launching initiatives to vaccinate Medicaid recipients and eligible children as COVID-19 hospitalizations and ventilated patients reach an all-time high in Arkansas.
In this episode, we continue the conversation surrounding mental health among athletes and the Black community by speaking with three African American counselors