The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received a $35,628 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to make a public database of archival materials that preserve the history of the 1979-1980 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Center of Arkansas History and Culture receives grant to preserve history of Arkansas’s last Constitutional Convention”
As Arkansas honors the 100th anniversary of the Elaine Massacre this year, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and alumnus are uncovering more secrets surrounding one of the worst race massacres in the country’s history. Continue reading “Newly discovered historic records reveal new details surrounding the Elaine Massacre”
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a Black Indians and Native American Heritage Month fair on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the University Plaza Shopping Center parking lot at the corner of Asher and University avenues. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Black Indians and Native American heritage fair”
Michael Hibblen, news director for UA Little Rock Public Radio, will be the next speaker in the Arkansas State Archives’ Pen to Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers’ lecture series on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Continue reading “Hibblen to discuss book in Pen to Podium lecture series”
The William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a free exhibit that tells the story of the 85 African Americans who served in the Arkansas General Assembly during the late 19th century. Continue reading “Bowen School of Law Library hosts African American legislators exhibit”
A virtual exhibit by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture showcases the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Arkansas.