Edward Poindexter, Convicted Former Black Panther Who Maintained His Innocence, Dies In Prison at 79

Poindexter along with David Rice were found guilty of the death of Omaha policeman Larry Minard.

Arkansas Pulls Approval For AP African American Studies Class

AP African American Studies courses will also not be eligible for college credit in the state.

Philander Smith College Officially Changes Name to Philander Smith University

This is the Methodist-affiliated HBCU’s first name change since 1882.

Police In Texas Hold Black Family At Gunpoint In Traffic Stop, Admit 'Mistake' Was Made

‘Y'all put a gun on my son for no reason,’ a man says on police bodycam video.

Arkansas Congregation Holds Service After 'Catastrophic' Tornado Destroys Church

‘God has something better and greater,’ the pastor tells his members.

Arkansas Man Dies of Malnutrition and Dehydration in Jail; He Couldn’t Afford $100 Bail

The mentally disabled man spent more than a year awaiting trial on charges from an arrest where officers wanted to protect his well being.

Earle, Ark., Elects Jaylen Smith, 18, The Youngest Ever Black U.S. Mayor

A recent high school graduate who still lives with his parents, ran on a progressive platform.

Arkansas Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Inducts First Black Member

Sharon Fort traced her lineage to a person who supplied people fighting in the Revolutionary War, which led to her becoming a DAR member.

DOJ Launches Federal Civil Rights Investigation Into Shocking Arkansas Arrest Caught On Camera

Randal Worcester’s head filmed having his head being bashed into the concrete.