UA Little Rock completes digitization of history of segregation, integration of Arkansas schools

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) has completed work on a $106,908 grant to digitize materials related to the history of segregation and integration of Arkansas’s educational system. The award was part of the Digitizing Hidden Collections and Archives initiative sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Continue reading “UA Little Rock completes digitization of history of segregation, integration of Arkansas schools”

Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity

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”

Dr. John Kirk

John Kirk to reflect on 60th anniversary of desegregation of Central High School

Dr. John Kirk, director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will present a lecture on the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School as part of the Evenings with History series.  Continue reading “John Kirk to reflect on 60th anniversary of desegregation of Central High School”

Dr. John Kirk (middle) speaks with members of the Little Rock Nine, Dr. Terrence Roberts (left) and Melba Pattillo Beals (right), during a book signing at Central High Schoo

John Kirk commemorates integration of Central High School with Little Rock Nine

In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the integration of Central High School, John Kirk, director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, signed copies of his books on African American civil rights history in Arkansas along with members of the Little Rock Nine. Continue reading “John Kirk commemorates integration of Central High School with Little Rock Nine”