Two cities, two historic massacres: Memory and trauma in Tulsa and Elaine

Right now, most of the white elected officials in Arkansas seem willing to ignore the fact that Arkansas was a part of the Red Summer of 1919. We must learn that our past will continue to be our present, and will be cemented into our future, if our state does not officially acknowledge and reconcile its past beyond ubiquitous discussions of the 1957 Central High School integration crisis.
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Walmart support for anti-LGBTQ lawmakers

Walmart talks a good equality game but its political money supports people who don’t.

Arkansas seeing rise in COVID-19 as, surprise, vaccination rate lags

You can tell someone from Arkansas. You just can't tell them much.

Judy Tenenbaum dead at 71

Argenta Community Theater co-founder and philanthropist Judy Tenenbaum died unexpectedly last Thursday.

Punk rock baseball and 'The Sandlot' tonight at Interstate Park

Punk rock baseball at Interstate Park tonight.

Anti-abortion counseling program, recently adopted in Arkansas, draws criticism in Texas for its exploding cost and lack of information

A cautionary report from Texas on the model for a new Arkansas anti-abortion law.

Judge indicates reluctance on Gilbert Baker's proposal for jury questions and instructions in his bribery trial

Judge has reservations on defense ideas on limits on jury in the Gilbert Baker bribery trial.

Neighborhood group has questions about latest city sales tax proposal

A neighborhood coalition has more questions about spending of a $53 million annual sales tax increase that the Little Rock City Board may send to voters at a meeting Tuesday.

ACLU seeks quick action to block Arkansas abortion ban

ACLU hopes for quick order to stop new Arkansas abortion ban.

Another Democrat set to announce Monday for U.S. Senate

Natalie James will announce Monday as a Democrtic can didate for U.S. Senate.

61 arrested in effort to reduce violent crime in Little Rock

The arrests cover 78 felony charges.

Coronavirus report and the open line

The governor invokes the "if" word.

Coronavirus today: Slow Monday, particularly on shots

No break in the usual pattern today.

Teacher groups call for more state support for school employee health insurance

Teachers trying to rally support for increased legislative support for their health insurance.

Today's news: COVID, crime, courts and Cotton

The Flag Day news roundup.

Buddy Benafield, former mayor and highway commissioner, dies at 93

He was a former mayor of England and Little Rock and worked for three governors.

Hoxie police report attack by man with iron pipe

Two officers were hospitalized after a man with a pipe attacked Hoxie police this morning. He was subdued, but not before taking one officer's gun and firing it.

Lynching marker inspires other memorial ideas

A market for Pulaski County's last lynching illustrates the need for more markers to events that shouldn't be forgotten.

Artists chosen for new Arkansas statues in D.C.

A look at new state statues