Artist Benjamin Victor works on his sculpture of Daisy Bates.

Public Invited to See Sculptors of Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues at UA Little Rock

The artists who are creating the new statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash that will eventually represent Arkansas in the U.S. Capitol will visit the University of Arkansas at Little Rock the week of April 25. Continue reading “Public Invited to See Sculptors of Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues at UA Little Rock”

Nancy Tell-Hall, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public history at UA Little Rock, received a $200 prize and second place in the F. Hampton Roy Award competition, which is presented by the Pulaski County Historical Society each year to recognize a research article that makes a significant contribution to the expansion of knowledge of Pulaski County history.

Freedom knows no color

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student received an award from the Pulaski County Historical Society for her paper revealing the unusual history of Little Rock protestors who took on an African American-owned restaurant that practiced segregation.  Continue reading “Freedom knows no color”