When author, historian, and lawyer Grif Stockley published “Blood in Their Eyes: The Elaine Race Massacre of 1919” in 2001, it renewed public interest in the 1919 Elaine Massacre, which is now known as the deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas history.
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor and his graduate students are making headway into a mystery 99 years in the making. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor, students discover locations of missing Elaine 12 graves”
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”