Dr. Brian Mitchell

Mitchell to discuss Elaine Massacre in Diversity Council lecture

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Diversity Council will host a lunch and learn session with Dr. Brian Mitchell, professor of history, who will discuss the 1919 Elaine Massacre.  Continue reading “Mitchell to discuss Elaine Massacre in Diversity Council lecture”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

News story featuring UA Little Rock history professor wins Emmy

A 2017 KARK 4 News story on the Elaine Massacre featuring expert testimony by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor has won a regional Emmy award honoring outstanding journalism.  Continue reading “News story featuring UA Little Rock history professor wins Emmy”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

Mitchell appears in New York Post documentary on Elaine Massacre

The expertise of Dr. Brian Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been highlighted in a short documentary about the 1919 Elaine Massacre.  Continue reading “Mitchell appears in New York Post documentary on Elaine Massacre”

Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I

A black World War I veteran and victim of the 1919 Elaine Massacre will posthumously be honored with the Purple Heart and other World War I honors that he was denied a century ago.  Continue reading “Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I”

UA Little Rock class investigates Elaine Massacre

In 1919, one of the deadliest racial conflicts in the country occurred in Elaine, Arkansas. Historians still do not know how many people died during the Elaine Massacre, a conflict with an estimated death toll ranging from 20 to more than 800. Continue reading “UA Little Rock class investigates Elaine Massacre”