An Arkansas legislator has filed a bill that would allow Marshallese migrants who are not U.S. citizens to apply to become police officers.
Nearly 80 faith leaders from around the state have signed a letter asking the governor to oppose a “Stand Your Ground” bill.
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.