Lawmakers have filed education bills ranging from requiring Holocaust education to prohibiting the use of the 1619 Project curriculum.
An effort is underway to pass legislation that would promote racial healing initiatives in the state of Arkansas.
New policies implemented by President Joe Biden’s administration will impact Arkansas immigrants and refugees.
Representative Monte Hodges of Blytheville is the new president of the nonpartisan Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus.
An exhibit on display at the Old Statehouse Museum showcases 86 Arkansas African American legislators from the 19th century.
A ‘stand your ground’ bill has passed the Arkansas Senate and now heads to the Arkansas House Judiciary Committee.
HWOA is hosting a live, virtual watch party for the inauguration. The watch party will be followed by a live forum called The Arkansas Latino Vote.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed support for hate crimes legislation during his 2021 State of the State address.
The Arkansas General Assembly is comprised of 135 lawmakers from around the state who’ve been elected to serve in the House and Senate.
A federal COVID-19 relief package restores Medicaid access to Marshallese migrants who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.