Professor Airic Hughes connects the dots between Black geographies and white terrorism in this reprint from Visionairi’s The Preservation.
Lawmakers honored nine colleagues who will be leaving the Arkansas Senate this year including Democratic Sen. Joyce Elliott.
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.
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.
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.
Arkansas State Representative Monte Hodges is launching a campaign to represent the state’s First Congressional District.
Lisa Parks has won the Democratic special primary election in District 7. Republicans Colby Fulfer and Steve Unger are headed to a runoff.
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.
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.
Sen. Joyce Elliott has launched a new nonprofit organization called Get Loud Arkansas! to engage more voters in the election process.
The Arkansas Board of Apportionment has approved new district boundaries for the state House and Senate. Legal challenges can be filed through Dec. 29.
Derek Van Voast is the latest candidate to announce their intention to seek the Arkansas Senate District 7 seat that was vacated by Sen. Lance Eads.
If a proposed map for new Arkansas House districts is approved, the state will have its first majority Hispanic district in its history.
Opponents of new redistricting legislation in Arkansas are speaking out and gathering signatures in hopes of repealing the laws.
The Little Rock Board of Directors has selected banker Virgil Miller to fill the Ward 1 seat that became vacant following the death of Erma Hendrix in September.
Democrat Goldi Gaines is challenging Republican incumbent Tommy Land in the Arkansas Commissioner of State Land race.
Two redistricting bills headed to the Arkansas governor’s desk split Pulaski County into three districts. Opponents say the new boundaries will disenfranchise Black voters.
The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan has upended the lives of Afghan Fulbright Scholars. They’re safely studying in the U.S. but are worried about their relatives in their home country.
A group of Arkansans traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in a rally that called on lawmakers to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants.
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.
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.
Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins is seeking re-election to another four-year term. First elected in 2018, he is the first African American sheriff in the county’s 200 year history.
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.