U.S. Rep French Hill, left, and Dr. Brian Mitchell, right, visit the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

UA Little Rock professor helps pass bill to honor Civil Rights Attorney Scipio Jones

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor helped U.S. Rep. French Hill in his effort to pass legislation to honor Arkansas lawyer Scipio A. Jones.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor helps pass bill to honor Civil Rights Attorney Scipio Jones”

U.S. Rep French Hill, left, and Dr. Brian Mitchell, right, visit the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Mitchell attends State of the Union as Rep. Hill’s Guest

Dr. Brian Mitchell, an assistant professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, attended the State of the Union on Feb. 4. Continue reading “Mitchell attends State of the Union as Rep. Hill’s Guest”

Crystal Shurley is graduating with a master's degree in Fall 2018. Shurley has worked as an archival assistant for the Arkansas State Archives and the Arkansas for the Center of Arkansas HIstory and Culture.

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I”