The City of Fort Smith, Walmart, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith and Punkin Pictures will host a weekend of Juneteenth Events June 17th and 18th.
The Freedom Festival will take place Downtown Springdale on June 19th from 1pm-9pm! This event is FREE to the public! We’ll have lots of fun with live music, games, giveaways, and activities for the whole family!!
The UNITY Committee of Malvern is hosting the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Weekend in Malvern, AR.
All around Arkansas, communities are celebrating the 4th of July with plenty of food, live music and beautiful fireworks displays.
Presenting the second annual Arkansas Black Film Showcase, Juneteenth Sneaker Ball and more ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Bentonville.
Let’s Talk NWA and the NWA Center for Sexual Assault are hosting the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Concert Celebration this June 19, 2022.
KLEK 102.5FM is hosting community events in honor of Juneteenth June 16-18 in Jonesboro.
The are several events taking place throughout Little Rock on Juneteenth including a parade, an all-day festival and a 5k race.
Welcome to the Juke Joint: Tickets for Blues Legend, Hall of Famer and Two-Time GRAMMY Award winner, Bobby Rush is an up close experience. Learn more about the Juke Joint Project.
An annual matchmaking event will give businesses owned by minorities and women the opportunity to discuss contracts with public and private sector vendors.
A recently leaked flyer for a since-canceled Little Rock Juneteenth event opens the discussion on poorly-consulted cultural events.
Cherokee Nation signed an agreement with the National Park Service to allow its citizens to gather plants within the Buffalo National River Park for traditional use.
Community organizations and businesses are accepting donations and providing assistance to Washington County residents impacted by the Mar. 30 tornado.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Women’s History Month with a variety of events including a photography exhibit, book club and discussions with business leaders.
Democrat Diana Gonzales Worthen is seeking the District 9 seat in the Arkansas House. The district is the state’s first with a majority voting-age Latino population.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Black History Month with art exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and a fashion show.
Organizations throughout Arkansas are hosting a variety of in-person and virtual events to celebrate the 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Melvin Beavers the inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Arkansas State Representative Monte Hodges is launching a campaign to represent the state’s First Congressional District.
Before we head into 2022, we’re looking back at 10 of our favorite stories published on Arkansas Soul in 2021.
Before we head into 2022, we’re listening back to the 12 episodes of our Affirmative Action podcast published in 2021.
The Kappa Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha is honoring the late James McFadden by creating an endowed scholarship in his name at UA Little Rock.
Six candidates are on the ballot in a special election in Arkansas Senate District 7. The primary election is Dec. 14 and the special election is Feb. 8.
Pamela A. Smith is the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Park Police. The UAPB alumna will deliver the commencement address at her alma mater Dec. 10.
Sen. Joyce Elliott has launched a new nonprofit organization called Get Loud Arkansas! to engage more voters in the election process.