Organizations across Arkansas are hosting various MLK Events this January 17th, 2023 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Arkansans join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Click to find an event or celebration near you!
If you have ever driven through Union County, Arkansas in the small city of El Dorado, you may see a small brick building on Grove Street that appears to be vacant but inside is a treasure of history and some of the most fascinating stories never told.
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.
The Arkansas People’s History Project has launched a virtual exhibit to celebrate the history of the Women’s Project in Arkansas in the 1980s and 1990s.
After years of conversations and the passage of a federal law, a large portrait of Scipio Jones is on display at a Little Rock post office bearing his name.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Women’s History Month with a variety of events including a photography exhibit, book club and discussions with business leaders.
The Momentary will host the regional debut of Delanna Studi’s one-woman show “And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears” Feb. 18-20.
The Cherokee Nation is seeking oral histories and artifacts to tell the story of Cherokee Freedmen, African Americans who were formerly slaves of the tribe.
Organizations throughout Arkansas are hosting a variety of in-person and virtual events to celebrate the 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
A Mosaic Templars Cultural Center exhibit celebrates the legacy of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Little Rock and its impact on the Black community.
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.
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.
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is exploring Green Book sites in Hot Springs in this month’s installment of its virtual Sandwiching in History series.
Little Rock Nine member Elizabeth Eckford discussed her experiences of desegregating Little Rock Central High School during a conference organized by Arkansas Press Women in June.
The Marshallese Educational Initiative is hosting a series of events June 29-July 1 to mark the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test on Bikini Atoll.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center highlights a King Biscuit Flour and Sonny Boy Cornmeal advertising display container.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center shares photos of Arkansas field hands from the 1940s. Their names and exact location are unknown.
This week’s Museum Monday feature highlights an artwork from the Delta Cultural Center’s collection that examines how racial prejudice divided the Republican Party in the early 20th century.
The Arkansas Peace and Justice Memorial Movement Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project unveiled a historic marker Sunday afternoon in commemoration John Carter, a Black man lynched on May 4, 1927.
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.”
This week’s installment of Museum Monday features an artwork from the Delta Cultural Center’s collection that highlights the St. Charles Lynching of 1904.
A Smithsonian traveling exhibition about “The Green Book” is on view May 20-Aug. 1 at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
The Washington County Community Remembrance Project will unveil a memorial marker for three victims of racial terror lynching Saturday.