Dr. Brian Mitchell

Mitchell co-authors second edition of ‘Blood in Their Eyes’

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.

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Dr. Brian Mitchell

Newly discovered historic records reveal new details surrounding the Elaine Massacre

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”

UA Little Rock Downtown to open Jan. 16

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock today announced a grand opening for its downtown Little Rock location on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The new multipurpose center at 333 President Clinton Ave. includes a reflection room with a historic mural by American painter Joe Jones and lecture space with state-of-the-art video conferencing technology. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to open Jan. 16”

Dr. Vincent Vinikas

UA Little Rock professor publishes chapter in new book on Arkansas lynchings

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is one of 10 authors who contributed to a new book calledBullets and Fire: Lying and Authority in Arkansas, 1840-1950.” The book explores the history of a century of lynchings in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor publishes chapter in new book on Arkansas lynchings”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Scholars to discuss global violence

Scholars will discuss episodes of racial violence in Arkansas, southeastern Europe, and western Africa during a presentation Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Scholars to discuss global violence”