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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Creates Digital Archive on Segregation in Local Schools

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Creates Digital Archive on Segregation in Local Schools

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has completed work on a project to digitize 350,000 items relating to the history of segregation and integration of Arkansas’s educational system.

University Professor's Research Results in Honors for Murdered World War I Veteran

University Professor’s Research Results in Honors for Murdered World War I Veteran

While investigating the 1919 Elaine Massacre, University of Arkansas Little Rock history professor Brian Mitchell discovered that Leroy Johnston, a Black World War I veteran and victim of the massacre, had his medical records altered, denying him military honors that he deserved.

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Named to Adminstrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Named to Adminstrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Law School Scholarship Honors the First Black Federal Judge in Arkansas

The William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has established a new scholarship program to honor George Howard Jr., the first African-American federal judge in Arkansas.