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LaHarpe Sees a Rock on April 9, 1722

On April 9, 1722, French explorer Jean-Baptiste Bénard de La Harpe rounded the bend of the Arkansas River and saw La Petite Roche and Le Rocher Français.  388 more words

History

Little Rock Look Back: First Basketball Game in Little Rock

Very few sports can have a definitive “this was the first game in Little Rock” moment. But basketball does.

On April 7, 1893, the Arkansas Gazette… 256 more words

History

Spring Activity Guide

As we escape these bitter times of cold and rainy weather, spring is arriving. Typically, students will begin to creep out of their dorm rooms and find themselves lounging on a blanket in the middle of campus to celebrate the sunny days. 387 more words

Culture

Lawsuit: Little Rock police lied to conduct drug raids

By HANNAH GRABENSTEIN, October 15, 2018

Roderick Talley, center, accompanied by his lawyers speaks at a news conference in Little Rock, Ark. on Monday, Talley said the explosion of his apartment door during a drug raid conducted by the Little Rock Police Department left him fearing for his life. 769 more words

Police Misconduct

Pencils and Pages From West Central Sports Complex

Can you imagine what it would be like to grow up with the constant threat of death in your neighborhood, or the stress of being surrounded by violence and loss? 496 more words

Community Programs

Whereas: A Response to Layli Long Soldier

First, see Whereas: The Right to Peacefully Assemble

Then, see: A Call to Activate: For Justice

Whereas:

Labels become outdated

Inundated becomes valorization

For those too far removed… 77 more words

Arkansas: Why Do Republicans Hate Local Control?

Republicans were once the party that advocated for local control of schools. No longer. Now they support state takeovers. This is the Big Bad Wolf technique.   814 more words

Accountability