Saracen Casino Resort and the Quapaw Nation are pledging $100,000 to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in support of its Student-Athlete Academic Center.
In this week’s installment of “Take a Hike,” we explore Delta Heritage Trail State Park and talk to Meosha Manuel about her love of the outdoors.
In this week’s installment of “Take a Hike,” we explore Woolly Hollow State Park and talk to M Shelly Conner about her love of the outdoors.
In this week’s installment of “Take a Hike,” we explore Lake Catherine State Park and talk to Kelton Ray about his love of the outdoors.
In this week’s installment of “Take a Hike,” we explore Historic Washington State Park and talk to Kaliah Tidwell about her love of the outdoors.
The Senate Education Committee has approved a bill that would permit DACA recipients to become licensed teachers in the state of Arkansas.
Elmer Beard, an 83-year-old poet from Hot Springs, is one of eight Governor’s Arts Awards recipients who will be honored in a virtual ceremony Saturday.
The Fayetteville City Council has approved a resolution to rename the street outside Bud Walton Arena after Nolan Richardson.
In this episode, we discuss the impact of the state’s new stand your ground law on minorities, and the possibility of legislators approving a hate crimes bill.
Black-Owned NWA is hosting the Northwest Arkansas Black-Owned Business Expo Feb. 27 at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.
Harding University is honoring the life of Botham Jean, an alumnus who was murdered in 2018 at his home in Dallas.
Influential blues guitarist Albert King first played professionally in and around Osceola, Ark. where he moved with his family in 1931.
The Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas State Archives are hosting a virtual symposium Feb. 6 focused on African American migration.
Lawmakers have filed education bills ranging from requiring Holocaust education to prohibiting the use of the 1619 Project curriculum.
The Washington County Community Remembrance Project is hosting a virtual workshop for students participating in its racial justice essay contest.
An Arkansas native has launched a fundraiser to support the creation of an intentional community focused on Black healing.
An effort is underway to pass legislation that would promote racial healing initiatives in the state of Arkansas.
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.
Arkansas teachers are continuing to learn new platforms and adapt to teaching remotely amid the pandemic.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed support for hate crimes legislation during his 2021 State of the State address.
A queer, Black woman explores some of the challenges of relaxing in nature when it’s a predominately white space that often doesn’t feel welcoming or safe.
A UAMS study is examining if a weaker immune response is a contributing factor to higher COVID-19 infection rates among minority populations.
John Blue will become the first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Jan. 19, 2021.