Dr. John Kirk

UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past

As the director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History, Dr. John Kirk often serves as an expert source for journalists, students, and researchers looking to learn more about Arkansas’s history in race relations and civil rights.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past”

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”

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”

William H. Bowen School of Law students attend class.

Check out these unique course selections for fall 2018

The fall 2018 semester is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their fall schedule, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for fall 2018”

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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”

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UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will examine Pulaski County residents’ views on race, ethnicity, and education during the 15th annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Conference on Tuesday, April 24.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education”

Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity honored the legacy of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller and nine other individuals at the 2018 induction of the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail honorees.  Continue reading “Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail”