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CityLove: Meet Little Rock, Arkansas

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Grant Stevens The skyline of Little Rock, Ark., at night. Recently we gave you a small taste of Little Rock, Ark., with an Instagram tour, and t...

CityLove: Tour Little Rock via Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Our research and conversations have convinced us that the only "little" part of Little Rock is its name. This community is embracing its history, incredible cultural resources, and it's natural surroundings in a big way, all of which we'll explore in our future CityLove posts.

Notes From the Road: Little Rock

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Delita Martin's sharp relief prints bring together history, memory and imagination to create images of African-American women that serve as icons of strength and community.

Arkansas Will No Longer Pay To Desegregate Schools

AP | KELLY P. KISSEL | Posted 03.15.2014 | Black Voices

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge said Monday that Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation's most historic desegregation effor...

5 Free Things To Do In Little Rock

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is nicknamed the Natural State, and its capital lives up to the moniker. There are plenty of ways for people to ex...

Judges Gives First OK To End Little Rock Schools Desegregation Suit

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge gave preliminary approval Friday to a proposed settlement that would bring an end to a decades-long desegre...

Kiva CEO to speak at Little Rock social entrepreneurship conference

Kiva Zip | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Kiva Zip

On Tuesday October 8th, Kiva co-founder Matt Flannery will be in Little Rock, Arkansas, to speak at the joint Winthrop Rockefeller Institute-Clinto...

Fixing Obesity, Between Little Rock and Hard Places

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I was privileged to be in rooms full of people passionate about the obesity challenges in Arkansas and prepared to work hard. Everyone around me seemed realistic about the challenges and was lacing up his or her hiking boots accordingly.

Hillary Clinton Honored In Little Rock

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton read The Very Hungry Caterpillar at a ceremony Monday, celebrating the dedication of the Hillary Rodham Clin...

What Nancy Pelosi Is Praying For

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be the most qualified potential nomin...

Why So Many Think Hillary Clinton Is Right for 2016

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

To all of us, a Hillary Clinton presidency will be the fulfillment of something in our lives not yet accomplished. Her election would complete so many of our hopes and dreams and finally move our nation another step closer to that "more perfect union."

Volume Three: Hillary, the Presidential Years

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Hillary deserves to sit back, maybe even grab a quick nap, and have time to reflect on a life thus far well spent. She announced she will write a memoir of her time as Sec. of State. Friends who have written books tell me that isn't really a vacation. But for Hillary maybe it is.

Dad, Do You Know Ruby Bridges?

Harold Ross | Posted 03.24.2013 | Black Voices
Harold Ross

I would have preferred my beautiful boy ask me a different question. Something like, "How did I get inside mommy's stomach when I was a baby?" As parent-child discussions go, Reproductive Biology is easier than race relations and the Civil Rights Movement.

Suspect In Teen's Murder Found Hanging In Cell

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Crime

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A 16-year-old Arkansas boy suspected in the fatal stabbing of another teen died over the weekend after workers at a juvenile dete...

Recycle Bikes For Kids

Bus 52 | Posted 08.21.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

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Obama Presidency Lures Out Dormant Racism

Nicole Glass | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Nicole Glass

The end of a racist nation cannot just come from an integration of races in schools, the workplace and politics. It must come from a very personal change in perception. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed the law, but it's the people that change a culture.

'Riding The Dog': Coast-To-Coast By Greyhound Bus

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Why would you ride on Greyhound instead of driving -- or grabbing a train or plane?

Connecting the Dots

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 04.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Aubrey Sarvis

Ending DADT can be traced directly back to those extraordinary civil rights leaders who bravely fought discrimination and second-class citizenship. It's important to keep drawing these dots and making these connections. Let us not forget to remember.

Dead Blackbirds Fall Again In Arkansas Town

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

BEEBE, Ark. — Authorities in a central Arkansas town say about 100 blackbirds died on New Year's Eve after being spooked by fireworks, far less ...

Ruling: Arkansas Schools Can't Stop Desegregation Funds

AP | By JEANNIE NUSS and CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas cannot cut off millions of dollars in funding for desegregation programs in Little Rock-area school districts until the ...

J. L. Greene

Car Service Cartels Use Regulation to Crush Competitors

HuffingtonPost.com | J. L. Greene | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- In June 2010 the Nashville Metropolitan City Council passed legislation raising the city's minimum fee for limo and sedan rentals, ...

Exploring Bentonville, Arkansas, America's Unlikely New Arts Mecca

Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

The opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Friday put Bentonville, Arkansas on the map in a very new way. The town was previously no...

Court To Decide Whether State Will Still Pay $70 Million For School Desegregation

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 11.17.2011 | Education

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — More than a half-century after federal troops escorted nine black students into an all-white school, efforts to desegregate ...

TV Weatherman Found With Naked Dead Man Quits His Job

Posted 11.13.2011 | Weird News

A TV weatherman quit his job in LIttle Rock, Ark., because he couldn't take the heat from a scandal in which he was found in a hot tub with a dead man...

Doing It On The Cheap In Little Rock

Pam Grout | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

"Little Rock is showcase for what's possible, a platform for turning injustice into justice."