Miss Gay Arkansas America Athena Sinclair is participating in the 50th anniversary of the Miss Gay America pageant Jan. 17-20 in Little Rock.
An Arkansas Advocates for Children and Family report argues Black women’s health is in critical condition due to systemic racism, discrimination and implicit bias.
Cureate Courses is accepting applications from Northwest Arkansas food and beverage entrepreneurs for its spring 2022 cohort.
More than 200,000 free, COVID-19 at-home testing kits are now available at distribution sites around Arkansas.
Organizations throughout Arkansas are hosting a variety of in-person and virtual events to celebrate the 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Now it its third season, the Blackbelt Voices podcast propagates the richness of Black Southern culture by telling the stories of Black folks down South.
EforAll helps underrepresented individuals start and grow a business. The nonprofit is launching its inaugural Northwest Arkansas cohorts in January 2022.
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.
The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state has broken COVID-19 records for new cases, active cases and positivity rate.
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.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock assistant professor of piano Naoki Hakutani is a 2021 Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame inductee.
The Omicron variant has been identified in Arkansas and officials are urging vaccination to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases that could strain hospital capacity.
Intransitive is celebrating the first transgender community center in Arkansas with a grand opening event Dec. 17 in southwest Little Rock.
Lisa Parks has won the Democratic special primary election in District 7. Republicans Colby Fulfer and Steve Unger are headed to a runoff.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a plan today to provide services to everyone currently on the state’s developmental disabilities waiting list by June 2025.
The Arkansas Arts Council is seeking nominations for its Arkansas Living Treasure award, which honors master craftspeople like Hot Springs artist Longhua Xu.
UAFS is launching a diversity studies minor and the Men of Excellence program. Both address inclusivity and may support recruitment and retention efforts.
Following the end of a special legislative session today, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed historic tax cut legislation into law.
Tax cut legislation continued to advance through the Arkansas Legislature during the second day of the Special Session.
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.
Arkansas lawmakers are considering tax cut legislation. Supporters say everyone will benefit while critics argue it would be better to invest in community programs.
Health officials are urging Arkansans 65 and older to receive their COVID-19 booster shot as cases continue to increase in the Natural State.
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.