Día de los Muertos celebrations are underway across Arkansas and include art exhibits, community ofrendas, dance performances and traditional food.
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.
Four bills establishing new congressional districts and employee exemptions for vaccine mandates are set to become law without the Arkansas governor’s signature.
Carol Silva Moralez is the new CEO of Upskill NWA, an organization serving nontraditional workers who lack access to the resources they need to change careers.
Alejandro Villagran’s inaugural exhibition “Introduction” is on view at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery at the University of Arkansas through Oct. 15.
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.
As a 10-year-old migrant farm worker, José Hernández decided he wanted to be an astronaut. Decades later, he achieved his dream of traveling to space for NASA.
A group of Arkansans traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in a rally that called on lawmakers to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants.
Arkansas organizations are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with events featuring art, food, music and dance.
Baptist Health has opened La Clínica del Pueblo in Fort Smith, a primary care clinic with a bilingual staff that can serve the Spanish-speaking community.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Rogers Public Library is collecting recipes to create a community cookbook.
A new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features large photos of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Queen of Tejano music.
While the future of DACA is tied up in courts, the Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas is supporting DACA college students with a new emergency scholarship fund. Applications are due Aug. 17.
EforAll is now accepting applications for its free English and Spanish Business Accelerator programs. The deadline to apply is Oct. 28 and programs start in January 2022.
The Little Rock Black Pride Festival will celebrate Black and Brown members of the LGBTQ community July 23-25.
In this episode of Affirmative Action, we speak with two Latinas about their experiences as members of Arkansas’ transgender community.
The Kiva NWA Hub provides zero interest loans to underrepresented business owners. Interested entrepreneurs can learn more about the process during a free workshop July 22.
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 Latino Art Project is a Little Rock-based agency that showcases the work of Hispanic artists like muralist José Hernández.
Legislation that would allow bilingual education in schools is one of two bills impacting immigrants approved by the House yesterday.
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.
A bill that would permit DACA recipients to obtain a teaching license in Arkansas has been approved by the House Education Committee.
The House Education Committee approved House Bill 1451, which would allow districts to adopt approved bilingual and dual immersion programs.
As part of its Spanish Seminar series, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce will host an event Feb. 25 focused on starting a business in Arkansas.