Immigrant designers who participated in INTERFORM sewing courses will have their work displayed on the runway during NWA Fashion Week Mar. 10-12.
The new 10 Minutes Matter initiative encourages Arkansas parents to spend 10 minutes every day reading to their children five and younger.
A new UA Little Rock program will provide child care funding to eligible students as well as access to campus and community services.
“School Girls, Or, The African Mean Girls Play” will be on stage at The Rep in Little Rock March 2-20, 2022.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Women’s History Month with a variety of events including a photography exhibit, book club and discussions with business leaders.
Two Black Arkansans are serving on the USDA’s new Equity Commission which is making recommendations to address historical discriminatory practices.
In this episode, we talk with two Black women about their experience as judges, the importance of diversifying the courts and how to educate the public about the judicial system.
The work of Memphis painter Carl E. Moore is on display at the Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff through Apr. 30.
In this Op-Ed piece, Leron McAdoo discusses the importance of recruiting and retaining Black male educators who can positively impact the lives of Black students.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, a commission is producing a report on the status of women in Arkansas, focusing on their participation in the labor workforce.
A new council will make recommendations for developing the advanced mobility sector in Arkansas in an effort to make the state a national industry leader.
UA Little Rock researchers are working on a project to develop resources for faith leaders who want to discuss racial justice with their congregations.
While hospitalizations continue to decline in Arkansas, COVID-19 deaths remain high with the state averaging 36 deaths per day in February.
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.
Retired Col. Erica Ingram will be honored at the King Kennedy Awards Feb. 19. She was the first Black woman to be promoted to colonel in the Arkansas National Guard.
Democrat Diana Gonzales Worthen is seeking the District 9 seat in the Arkansas House. The district is the state’s first with a majority voting-age Latino population.
In his final State of the State address, Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged Arkansas lawmakers to approve funding to increase state troopers’ salaries and to build a new prison facility.
During his weekly update, Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed concern about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rate as well as his support for expanding prison capacity.
FORGE, Inc. — the oldest revolving community loan fund in Arkansas — assists minority entrepreneurs by providing resources to start or grow their business.
The Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative is working to help more Black-led organizations access funding to serve their communities.
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.
KLEK 102.5 FM, Jonesboro’s only Black-owned radio station, is celebrating its newly renovated studio with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.
Although active cases of COVID-19 are declining in Arkansas, health officials expect COVID-related deaths to continue increasing in the coming days.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Black History Month with art exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and a fashion show.
Despite repeated vandalism, a group of artists continues to spread messages of peace and resistance through the Little Rock’s 7th Street Mural Project.