Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail. Photo by Lonnie Timmons/UA Little Rock Communications.

Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity received a $4,000 grant from Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock’s Social Justice Advocacy Committee toward the purchase of markers for the 2019 Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail.  Continue reading “Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

Racial Attitudes Conference to focus on race and ethnicity in popular culture

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host the 16th annual Racial Attitudes Conference on Wednesday, April 17, to explore attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and popular culture in Little Rock.  Continue reading “Racial Attitudes Conference to focus on race and ethnicity in popular culture”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk to serve as guest narrator during chorus performance

Dr. John Kirk, director of the UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, will serve as a guest narrator during the River City Men’s Chorus performances of “Imagine: Justice-Freedom-Peace” in April.  Continue reading “Kirk to serve as guest narrator during chorus performance”

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Mitchell to shed light on the removal of Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will discuss how slum clearance was used to remove Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb during the next “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Continue reading “Mitchell to shed light on the removal of Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb”

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College.

Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity to co-sponsor mayoral debate on race, diversity, and equity

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College.  Continue reading “Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity to co-sponsor mayoral debate on race, diversity, and equity”

Dr. Sarah Quintanar, associate professor of economics and associate faculty member for the Anderson Institute, will give her talk, “Uncovering Data: How Ordinary Police Work Can Provide Insights on Critical Influences and Bias,” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Ottenheimer Library Room 202.

Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will kick off its 2018 lecture series with a talk on how to use objective measures to determine the existence of potential bias in police behaviors.  Continue reading “Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series”

The students who traveled to New York City include (L to R): Back row: Deuntay Bennett, Sean Corrothers, Tori Williams, Tieranee Ransom, and Mackenzi Baker. Front row: Kimberly Maurer, Ravon Gaston, and Jessica Doyne.

UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City

Eight University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who won a Black History Month essay contest took a free trip to explore African-American history in New York City.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City”

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Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail, a project of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, has been named a part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail Continue reading “Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail”