The Little Rock Black Pride Festival will celebrate Black and Brown members of the LGBTQ community July 23-25.
In this episode of Affirmative Action, we speak with two Latinas about their experiences as members of Arkansas’ transgender community.
The Kiva NWA Hub provides zero interest loans to underrepresented business owners. Interested entrepreneurs can learn more about the process during a free workshop July 22.
Former NBA player and Arkansas Razorback Ronnie Brewer is returning to the University of Arkansas to be the recruiting coordinator for the mens basketball team.
A new UAMS study finds Hispanic and Black Arkansans are more likely than white Arkansans to have COVID-19 antibodies. Researchers say the findings underscore importance of vaccinations.
The inaugural Critical Mass Summit July 23-24 is designed to empower and connect women and other underrepresented genders with the trails, cycling and active transportation community.
An Arkansas native won $1 million from a free scratch-off lottery ticket he received as a COVID-19 vaccine incentive. Another $1 million prize is still available.
The Cherokee Nation is reducing back-to-school stress by providing $150 in clothing assistance to K-12 students regardless of residency or income. Applications open July 20.
To meet the growing demand for workers, the NWA Council is launching a new organization that provides nontraditional students with resources to help advance their careers.
The Bentonville Film Festival has announced this year’s selections and 75 percent of the projects are directed by BIPOC filmmakers.
More than $9 million in federal funding will support COVID-19 testing and mitigation at 35 small rural hospitals in Arkansas.
UAMS researchers will use a $1.36 million grant to develop a noninvasive means of detecting weaknesses in a pregnant woman’s pelvic floor muscles that could lead to injury while giving birth.
A study by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences student found significant racial and ethnic disparities among individuals in leadership positions at cancer centers.
Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, unvaccinated Arkansans traveling to Chicago are advised to obtain a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days.
Due to changes to the Child Tax Credit, the IRS will pay half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments. The first payments will be deposited July 15.
Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts, a statewide program of the University of Arkansas Libraries, is seeking participants for the Arkansas Drag Community Oral History Project.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson continues his series of COVID community conversations this week with discussions in Blytheville, Forrest City and Texarkana.
Diamond Hog Christian Franklin is headed to the Chicago Cubs. He is one of six Razorbacks selected during the second day of the 2021 MLB Draft.
The Arkansas Board of Apportionment has scheduled eight redistricting hearings throughout the state. The group is redrawing state Senate and House districts based on new U.S. Census data.
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 Arkansas Division of Emergency Management is opening a disaster assistance hotline for southeast Arkansas residents impacted by flooding in June.
2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Stacy McAdoo is the new state director for Teach Plus Arkansas, a nonprofit empowering teachers to lead improvements in education policy and practice.
Former Pulaski County Election Commissioner Josh Price announced his candidacy for Secretary of State yesterday. He is seeking the Democratic nomination.
Mercy will soon require employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes as the Delta variant spreads across Arkansas, leading to increased hospitalizations.