Destinee Rogers is the eighth head coach of the Arkansas State University women’s basketball team and the first Black woman to hold the position.
“The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Cultural, and the Sonic Impulse” is on view Mar. 12-July 25 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
After years of conversations and the passage of a federal law, a large portrait of Scipio Jones is on display at a Little Rock post office bearing his name.
Lawmakers honored nine colleagues who will be leaving the Arkansas Senate this year including Democratic Sen. Joyce Elliott.
Immigrant designers who participated in INTERFORM sewing courses will have their work displayed on the runway during NWA Fashion Week Mar. 10-12.
The new 10 Minutes Matter initiative encourages Arkansas parents to spend 10 minutes every day reading to their children five and younger.
A new UA Little Rock program will provide child care funding to eligible students as well as access to campus and community services.
“School Girls, Or, The African Mean Girls Play” will be on stage at The Rep in Little Rock March 2-20, 2022.
Two Black Arkansans are serving on the USDA’s new Equity Commission which is making recommendations to address historical discriminatory practices.
In this episode, we talk with two Black women about their experience as judges, the importance of diversifying the courts and how to educate the public about the judicial system.
The work of Memphis painter Carl E. Moore is on display at the Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff through Apr. 30.
In this Op-Ed piece, Leron McAdoo discusses the importance of recruiting and retaining Black male educators who can positively impact the lives of Black students.
UA Little Rock researchers are working on a project to develop resources for faith leaders who want to discuss racial justice with their congregations.
Retired Col. Erica Ingram will be honored at the King Kennedy Awards Feb. 19. She was the first Black woman to be promoted to colonel in the Arkansas National Guard.
FORGE, Inc. — the oldest revolving community loan fund in Arkansas — assists minority entrepreneurs by providing resources to start or grow their business.
The Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative is working to help more Black-led organizations access funding to serve their communities.
The Cherokee Nation is seeking oral histories and artifacts to tell the story of Cherokee Freedmen, African Americans who were formerly slaves of the tribe.
KLEK 102.5 FM, Jonesboro’s only Black-owned radio station, is celebrating its newly renovated studio with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.
Despite repeated vandalism, a group of artists continues to spread messages of peace and resistance through the Little Rock’s 7th Street Mural Project.
Forrest City High School senior Jaquize Green is the first student in Arkansas to complete a Commercial Driver’s License program while still in high school.
The University of Central Arkansas has two years to increase graduates of its African and African American Studies program or risk termination by the state.
Re-Live Pine Bluff is an effort to remove homeownership barriers for families that earn above the poverty level but below the basic cost of living.
A repurposed school has become the Eliza Miller Opportunity Hub, a center providing services and education to benefit the Helena-West Helena community.
Miss Gay Arkansas America Athena Sinclair is participating in the 50th anniversary of the Miss Gay America pageant Jan. 17-20 in Little Rock.
An Arkansas Advocates for Children and Family report argues Black women’s health is in critical condition due to systemic racism, discrimination and implicit bias.