Sue Cowan Morris won the battle to equalize pay of black and white teachers. It cost her her job.
When I thought of quartz crystal in Arkansas — if I thought of quartz crystal in Arkansas — I thought of the rock shops that used to line the highway into Hot Springs, the ones with the big blue glass chunks. No more.
High school alums celebrate their 45th class anniversaries with reunions, why not us? We’re celebrating our sapphire year by looking outward, rather than inward, with stories that reflect the times. Here’s the way we were (the most popular song of 1974, by the way), the way we went and the way we are now, year by year.
By connecting classical dance to a broader history of black movement, C. Michael Tidwell influenced generations of teenagers.
Thousands of students and educators prepare to return to the classroom as the debate over health and safety continues.
Suggestions from thinking people on how to improve life in Arkansas.
A year into a pandemic that stole jobs, lives and any sense of stability, Arkansans might have hoped for some help when lawmakers convened in January for the 93rd General Assembly. What they got was a kick in the face.
Meet the best and brightest high school seniors in the state.
The city manager system and the collapse of racial moderation in Little Rock, 1955-1957.
Inmates at Arkansas’s Cummins Unit say guards treated them like “lepers” as COVID-19 tore through the penitentiary.
Birders are better than books at helping you find the birds. Almost all are enthusiastic about sharing their passion with new avian aficionados, and their fine-tuning is essential to accurate identification.
Crime, race, place and partisanship dominate a bruising mayor’s race.
Publisher Walter Hussman tries to save the news by stopping the presses.
Little Rock's Pettaway neighborhood, once plagued by gang activity, is amid a revival, thanks to incomers and novel construction. New residents say they want the area to remain as diverse as the architecture.
Can the city's first elected black mayor heal the racial divisions that have long plagued the city's fire and police departments?
They escaped from the Nahziryah Monastic Community in Marion County.
The 2021 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team, the 27th team the Times has honored, includes quiz bowl savants, budding novelists, future engineers and doctors and championship athletes. There’s rarely a B on the transcripts of these students in not just this, their senior year, but in any year of their high school careers.
This is the story of how the Little Rock landmark came to be and how it persists as told by staff, friends and customers.
Research shows Arkansas schools punish African-American students more frequently and more harshly than their white peers.
When Chase Outlaw (that’s really his name) goes into the bucking chute now, the announcers broadcast the story of his infamous comeback across the arena, and an X-ray of his mutilated face flashes on every screen, projecting an image of his eye socket looking like a chewed up piece of tobacco.
Arkansas funeral home staff and coroners' offices prepare for a rising death count.
Not going away yet.
Across the state, from Bentonville to Crossett, thousands of Arkansans have taken to the streets in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest police brutality. Some are seasoned organizers. Some are first-time protesters. Some have served on task forces, met with elected leaders, received death threats. They are racially diverse, and they span generations. And they have decided, despite a pandemic that put them at risk when gathering, to keep coming out. Here are a few of their stories.
It's become the Johnny Appleseed of Arkansas arts education.