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.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center highlights a vintage hair tool from Velvatex College of Beauty Culture collection.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center highlights a Green Book entry about an Esso gas station from its collection.
A committee is recommending the removal of the names of a former Senator and governor from the UA Fayetteville campus due to their lack of support for civil rights.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, the Museum of Native American History highlights a Hopewell pipe from its collection.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, the Museum of Native American History examines a unique headdress from the Blackfeet Nation.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, the Museum of Native American History explores imagery depicted on Maya Polychrome Copador Vessels.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, we learn about the history of Navajo dress panels that are part of the Museum of Native American History’s collection.
Josie Fernandez was superintendent of Hot Springs National Park from 2004 to 2018 — the first woman to lead the park. Fernandez served a total of 25 years in the National Park Service, with 14 being spent in Hot Springs.
Raye Montague was an internationally registered professional engineer with the U.S. Navy who is credited with the first computer-generated rough draft of a U.S. naval ship.
Debbye Turner Bell, who grew up in Jonesboro, was crowned Miss America 1990. After her reign, she became a veterinarian, has appeared on national television, and is a motivational speaker.
Daisy Lee Gatson Bates was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine, the African American students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957.
Annie Zachary Pike is a farmer and community activist from Phillips County who became the first African American appointee to a state board.
Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford is a prominent African American political leader who became the first female mayor of Little Rock.
Faye Clarke co-founded the Educate the Children Foundation, which was created to support rural and impoverished school districts with donations of educational materials.
Anita Marie Pointer is an original member of the singing group the Pointer Sisters. Pointer’s parents were Arkansas natives and she attended school in Arkansas for a few years during her childhood.