Día de los Muertos celebrations are underway across Arkansas and include art exhibits, community ofrendas, dance performances and traditional food.
Arkansas Community Foundation is accepting Arkansas LGBTQ+ Advancement Fund grant applications. Grants up to $150,000 will be awarded to organizations supporting LGBTQ+ Arkansans.
The late Jon Richardson was the first African American scholarship football player at the University of Arkansas. He will be honored prior to the Homecoming game Oct. 16.
Carol Silva Moralez is the new CEO of Upskill NWA, an organization serving nontraditional workers who lack access to the resources they need to change careers.
Democrat Goldi Gaines is challenging Republican incumbent Tommy Land in the Arkansas Commissioner of State Land race.
Harding University will honor the life of Botham Jean by unveiling a memorial bearing his image Sept. 29. The ceremony is open to the public.
In preparation for the flu season, the Arkansas Department of Health will provide flu shots across the state beginning September 27.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with events featuring art, food, music and dance.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z created a $2 million scholarship program to support students at five HBCUs including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, which will receive $400,000 over four years.
In episode 8, Lakisha Bradley, owner of the My-T-By-Design Therapeutic Art Studio, shares how she introduces people to a safe space and pathway to using art to heal and express themselves.
A new center at the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is working to advance legal equity, access to justice and fairness in Arkansas.
The BFFoundation is launching Bentonville Way Entertainment, a new production company designed to support underrepresented filmmakers.
Governor Hutchinson has appointed Randy Henderson of Blytheville to the Arkansas State Board of Education. His term expires on June 30, 2028.
In episode 7, Illustrator / Animator J’Aaron “Jae” Merchant on how she views and interacts with the world.
In episode 6, indie Black filmmaker and musician Mike Day shows us how to use bars and beats to feel … and heal.
A $6.1 million grant is supporting the creation of an institute focused on virus research. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is one of four hub sites.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will increase SNAP benefits effective Oct. 1. Officials estimate Arkansans will see an increase of $145.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will offer a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to its moderately and severely immunocompromised patients. Appointments are required.
In episode 5, 12-year-old Cydney Thomas shares her eclectic view of the world – a Black girl in a predominately white space, exploring art as her personal, and very necessary, outlet.
At least 80 Arkansas school districts are implementing mask mandates to start the school year. The requirements vary between districts.
The Arkansas Department of Health is receiving a $1.3 million grant to support respite services for caregivers.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $175,000 grant to support the creation of a new online teacher academy for K-11 teachers.
A new UAMS study found African Americans have the most hesitancy about the COVID-19 vaccine. Researchers say understanding hesitancy is key to reducing health inequities.
Charles Robinson, one of the SEC’s first African American provosts, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Arkansas.
Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for the 2022 Remember the Removal Bike Ride, which retraces the northern route of the Trail of Tears over three weeks.