The Little Rock Black Pride Festival will celebrate Black and Brown members of the LGBTQ community July 23-25.
A new UAMS study finds Hispanic and Black Arkansans are more likely than white Arkansans to have COVID-19 antibodies. Researchers say the findings underscore importance of vaccinations.
The inaugural Critical Mass Summit July 23-24 is designed to empower and connect women and other underrepresented genders with the trails, cycling and active transportation community.
Little Rock Nine member Elizabeth Eckford discussed her experiences of desegregating Little Rock Central High School during a conference organized by Arkansas Press Women in June.
2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Stacy McAdoo is the new state director for Teach Plus Arkansas, a nonprofit empowering teachers to lead improvements in education policy and practice.
In this episode, we learn about the Derek Olivier Research Institute for the Prevention of Violence, which was established at Arkansas Baptist College in 2016 to create awareness and seek solutions to violence against African American males.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center highlights a King Biscuit Flour and Sonny Boy Cornmeal advertising display container.
The goal of the inaugural March for Black Women and Girls is to bring awareness to issues impacting this community. The event begins at noon June 26 in Little Rock.
Arkansas Community Foundation and the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative have announced 40 grants from the Building Black Communities Fund are being awarded to Black-led and Black-serving nonprofit organizations in Central Arkansas.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center shares photos of Arkansas field hands from the 1940s. Their names and exact location are unknown.
M Shelly Conner honors her roots as she reminds us of the relationship between food and culture this Juneteenth.
This week’s Museum Monday feature highlights an artwork from the Delta Cultural Center’s collection that examines how racial prejudice divided the Republican Party in the early 20th century.
Michelle Duster shares the stories of her grand-grandmother in her new book “Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells.”
This week’s installment of Museum Monday features an artwork from the Delta Cultural Center’s collection that highlights the St. Charles Lynching of 1904.
At last night’s meeting, Fayetteville city council unanimously approved a resolution that will recognize Juneteenth as a paid city holiday beginning in 2022.
Angela Mosley-Monts has been named associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She assumes her new role today.
UA Chancellor Steinmetz has requested the relocation of Sen. Fulbright’s statue, but says his name can remain with the College of Arts and Sciences. The Black Student Caucus says that isn’t enough.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s six-year graduation rate reached a record high of 40 percent for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Arkansas State University has selected Perdeta Bush as its new director of Title IX and Institutional Equity.
Quantia “Key” Fletcher is the new director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. She served as the museum’s deputy director for the past 8 eight years.
A coalition of organizations in central Arkansas are marking the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder with a weeklong series of community events.
Philander Smith College is being awarded a $2.5 million grant to develop the HBCU Center of Excellence in Digital Education and Rural Workforce Development.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, we learn about the history of the mammy doll that’s part of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center’s collection.