The beneficiaries of almost unfathomable generational wealth run everything everywhere. That’s capitalism. But Arkansas is a small, poor state, so the lucky inheritors of fortunes here have an especially outsized impact — and have for several generations. Here’s a rundown of some of the most prominent powerful people benefiting from family money or fame in Arkansas. Or, to embrace a buzzword, here are our nepo babies (short for nepotism) and what they’ve done for you lately.
By whittling away the trappings of verse-chorus-verse in favor of humanity-universe-humanity, Sanders cut straight to the core for his listeners, many of whom liken a piece like "The Creator Has A Master Plan" to a transcendental trip, or a medicinal salve.
This particular round-up of Central Arkansas milkshake options was brought to you by a fractured tooth, but with warmer weather coming, don’t wait for a dental emergency to give some of these shakes a fair shake.
The year is young, but you’re probably already going stir crazy. Particularly if you’re a parent of a busy child or a busy child yourself. Get yourself out of the house and onto a bike and try out North Little Rock’s new pump track at Big Rock Quarry.
Pocahontas native Caroline Jackson Morgan fled for bluer pastures a few years ago, moving her family to Rhode Island for an East Coast reprieve from the South’s rightward march. While there, Morgan joined the Red Cloak Society and successfully lobbied to codify the legal right to abortion in the state. In 2020 Morgan came back, bringing a rack full of red robes and her fire for reproductive justice with her.