Lost wages due the to pandemic has led many Marshallese to seek emergency rental assistance to avoid eviction. When applying for help, they face roadblocks like the language barrier, technology and waiting weeks for approval.
COVID-19 deaths in Arkansas have surpassed UAMS projections, even as hospitalizations have fallen over the last month.
The University of Arkansas has received a pair of grants from the National Science Foundation to support collaborations with HBCUs on projects examining politics, Black trauma and COVID-19.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is celebrating the grand opening of its new Children’s Gallery Sept. 18. The exhibit highlights how different is amazing.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with events featuring art, food, music and dance.
At his 200th press conference since the start of the pandemic, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced more than 50 percent of eligible Arkansans have been fully vaccinated.
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.
Baptist Health has opened La Clínica del Pueblo in Fort Smith, a primary care clinic with a bilingual staff that can serve the Spanish-speaking community.
Little Rock city director Erma Hendrix has died at the age of 91. She served on the city’s board of directors for more than 15 years.
The Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association will screen nearly a dozen films during its second annual festival Sept. 16-18.
A 20-person medical military team from the U.S. Department of Defense is being sent to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to assist with staffing needs.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Rogers Public Library is collecting recipes to create a community cookbook.
A new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features large photos of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Queen of Tejano music.
The inaugural Arkansas Rasta 5K aims to promote the importance of physical fitness among marginalized communities. Proceeds will benefit the John Cain Foundation.
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 pandemic has caused delays and created barriers to adoption. A new three-month campaign is working to overcome those obstacles and find forever families for nearly 350 Arkansas children.
The BFFoundation is launching Bentonville Way Entertainment, a new production company designed to support underrepresented filmmakers.
The number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators again reached an all-time high today as Arkansas officials spend nearly $312 million on staff retention and increased bed capacity at hospitals.
In this episode, we talk to two DACA students about how legislation is impacting their career paths as the future of the program remains uncertain due to legal challenge.
Governor Hutchinson has appointed Randy Henderson of Blytheville to the Arkansas State Board of Education. His term expires on June 30, 2028.
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.
As of this morning, no ICU beds for COVID-19 patients were available in Arkansas. Health officials are encouraging vaccinations as a way to reduce hospitalizations.
Through its Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program, the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas provided internships to 14 women of color pursuing STEM degrees in its inaugural year.
The number of Arkansas COVID-19 patients on ventilators reached an all-time high today as health officials begin rolling out booster shots to immunocompromised individuals.
After a significant decline last summer, routine childhood immunization rates in Arkansas have increased. Kids are required to receive vaccines for diseases like chickenpox and measles before entering kindergarten.