The Golden Lions and Arkansas Razorbacks will meet on the gridiron for the first time Oct. 23. UAPB will receive a game guarantee for the non-conference game that could support athletic scholarships.
Jay Pharoah is a multitalented artist who’s stayed busy during the pandemic working as an actor, comedian and musician. He’ll perform at The Grove Comedy Club Oct. 22-23.
Opponents of new redistricting legislation in Arkansas are speaking out and gathering signatures in hopes of repealing the laws.
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission has provided equitable access to preventative health care for 30 years. The organization celebrated the milestone during a virtual ceremony.
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.
The late Jon Richardson was the first African American scholarship football player at the University of Arkansas. He will be honored prior to the Homecoming game Oct. 16.
Four bills establishing new congressional districts and employee exemptions for vaccine mandates are set to become law without the Arkansas governor’s signature.
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 inaugural Elaine Unity Fest is a virtual festival Sept. 30-Oct. 3 featuring a town hall for the descendants of the Elaine Massacre and a restorative justice symposium.
Harding University will honor the life of Botham Jean by unveiling a memorial bearing his image Sept. 29. The ceremony is open to the public.
In this episode, we hear from three Black women who are making strides in menstrual equity through legislation, donations and product development.
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.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is celebrating the grand opening of its new Children’s Gallery Sept. 18. The exhibit highlights how different is amazing.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z created a $2 million scholarship program to support students at five HBCUs including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, which will receive $400,000 over four years.
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.
The inaugural Arkansas Rasta 5K aims to promote the importance of physical fitness among marginalized communities. Proceeds will benefit the John Cain Foundation.
Governor Hutchinson has appointed Randy Henderson of Blytheville to the Arkansas State Board of Education. His term expires on June 30, 2028.
A new Delta Cultural Center exhibit highlights the life of Rev. Elias Morris, a Baptist pastor in Helena who pursued a career in politics and the church.
Through its Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program, the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas provided internships to 14 women of color pursuing STEM degrees in its inaugural year.
All 4 Arkansas HBCUs are taking steps to protect students against COVID-19 this fall including requiring masks and providing financial incentives for vaccinations.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $175,000 grant to support the creation of a new online teacher academy for K-11 teachers.
A new UAMS study found African Americans have the most hesitancy about the COVID-19 vaccine. Researchers say understanding hesitancy is key to reducing health inequities.
Charles Robinson, one of the SEC’s first African American provosts, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Arkansas.
After an undefeated inaugural season, the Arkansas Punishers are headed to a regional tournament and higher tier of minor league football.
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities has announced its eighth cohort of HBCU Scholars, which includes four Arkansas students.