Arkansas PBS and Philander Smith College have partnered for Philander Forward Film Series, a new screening series designed to unite students and communities through films that shed light into the Black experience and the making of Black America.
Tag: Black History
Arkansas man’s journey to becoming the only registered Black Santa in the state is captured in an HBO Max documentary.
Before Reconciliation: Part Two | Black History is a narrative on resilience that we desperately need to learn from.
Edomae Boone Watson was a prominent African-American civic and education leader in Jonesboro who helped develop the Head Start program in the city.
Florence Price was the first African-American female composer to have a symphonic composition performed by a major American symphony orchestra.
The city of Conway is conducting a historical context study in an effort to preserve the history of the Pine Street neighborhood.
In this episode, we speak with three African American women working in the field of history about the importance of celebrating Black history year-round.
A bill aiming to ban the teaching of the 1619 Project curriculum in public schools has failed in committee.
The House Committee on Education has approved a bill that encourages teachers to include certain Arkansas civil rights leaders in their Black History education.
The Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas State Archives are hosting a virtual symposium Feb. 6 focused on African American migration.
An effort is underway to pass legislation that would promote racial healing initiatives in the state of Arkansas.
An exhibit on display at the Old Statehouse Museum showcases 86 Arkansas African American legislators from the 19th century.
The remains of a 17-year-old Arkansas sailor who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII have been accounted for.
Daisy Gatson Bates will be one of the first African Americans to have a statue in National Statuary Hall when Arkansas replaces its current statues of former political figures.
An exhibit on display at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center through February shares the faces and stories of Black Arkansas veterans.