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'Perspective of Little Rock Central High School' Saving a Generation| Out for Life KTHV

We showed Saving a Generation: Out for Life to a group of students at Little Rock Central High School -- to get their perspective on this problem that affects us all ...

Central High principal has been top Tiger for nearly 20 years KTHV

Nancy Rousseau has been the principal at Central High School for 17 years. And she shows no signs of slowing down soon.

Little Rock student arrested after alleged threats against ex-girlfriend  Arkansas Online

Officers arrested a Little Rock student with a gun as he attempted to enter the Little Rock Central High School campus Tuesday after the boy threatened to kill his ...

Little Rock Central High School Presents: Sister Act!  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre rocked our studio with a special preview of their upcoming production of Sister Act, ...

Central High School Walked Out In The Footsteps Of The Little Rock 9  NPR

Best known for its role in the 1957 school desegregation crisis, Little Rock Central High School saw hundreds of students walk out of class on Wednesday to ...

Newly online files cover history of state schools' desegregation  Arkansas Online

More than 350000 digital files related to the history of segregation and integration of Arkansas schools are now available at no cost to researchers and to others ...

Little Rock Nine's 60th anniversary: The signs of segregation are still there  Quartz

On Sept. 25, 1957, nine African-American students in Little Rock, Arkansas were escorted by federal troops into Central High School after they were initially ...

Parents Notified After Central High Employee's Gun Reported Lost

Parents of students who attend Central High School were notified after a staff member told school officials on Wednesday that he had possibly lost his gun on ...

Replica Of Bus Stop Bench To Help Tell Story Of Little Rock 9  KUAR

A bench now on display across from Little Rock's Central High School commemorates one key moment from the school's desegregation. It is a replica of one.

2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team  Arkansas Times

The 2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team, the 25th team the Times has honored , is made up of coders, musicians, scientists and championship ...

'I Had a Right to Be at Central': Remembering Little Rock's Integration Battle  TIME

Sixty years ago, a group of nine students walked into a school and changed America. "I had a right to be at Central," one of them tells TIME.

Little Rock Nine: 60 Years Later, Profiles Of Black Teens Who Integrated Central High

Profiles Of Little Rock Nine On Anniversary - Little Rock, AR - Gov. Faubus used the National Guard to block the students from enrolling, three years after the ...

2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Stars Nominees  Arkansas Times

Here are the students nominated to be Academic All-Stars. They are listed by their hometowns as indicated by mailing addresses. ALMA. EMILY FOWLER.

Member of Little Rock Nine visits Washington, D.C.

In the clip above, Washington D.C. correspondent Brie Jackson reports Eckford came to Washington, D.C. this week to share her story, at the invitation of the ...

Legislation Introduced To Expand Central High School National Historic Site  KUAR

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, joined Tueday (May 23) with civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and U.

BPCC welcomes member of Little Rock Nine to campus  KSLA

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier Parish Community College Rotaract and the Rotary Club of Shreveport will welcome a member of the Little Rock Nine to ...

Federal Shutdown Closes Major Tourist Draws In Little Rock  KUAR

Two major tourist attractions in Little Rock are at least partly closed becuase of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The Clinton Presidential.

Little Rock, Arkansas, elects black mayor for first time; Frank Scott defeats Baker Kurrus in runoff election  CBS News

Frank Scott wins a runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas' capital city.

Blake Pizan named new football coach at Little Rock Central High School  KATV

Blake Pizan has been named head football coach at Central High School, according to the Little Rock School District. He replaces Ellis Scooter Register, and ...

Little Rock high school staff member placed on leave as allegations of inappropriate behavior investigated  Arkansas Online

A Little Rock Central High School staff member has been placed on paid leave pending the review of an "alleged incident," the school said Wednesday.

Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre Presents BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL  Broadway World

Public performances will be held at LRCH in the Roosevelt Levander Thompson Auditorium on Friday, March 9 at 7pm and Saturday, March 10 at 2pm. Tickets ...


CORE Performance Company will perform “Civil Twilight: Reflections on Fear, Courage and Resilience,” a site-specific dance/spoken word event, as part of the ...

Arkansas House OKs Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues For U.S. Capitol  KUAR

Arkansas is moving closer toward replacing its statutes at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash. The.

New App Lets People Follow In Footsteps Of Little Rock Nine  KUAR

Visitors to Little Rock's Central High School will now have a way to explore the school's historic past. An app developed by the Central High Civil Rights.

Ticket Sales A Boost For Little Rock's Repertory Theatre  KUAR

After financial troubles last year, officials with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre hope their first show of the season is a sign of future success. The Rep.

Student shot in residential area after Central High prom KTHV

A student was shot in Little Rock while hanging out with a group of friends after Central High prom. He was treated at a hospital and released.

Heart Ball introduces 66 sophomore Sweethearts  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Sixty-six Sweethearts were presented Saturday at the American Heart Association of Central Arkansas' annual Heart Ball at the Statehouse Convention Center.

Arkansas' capital city could elect its first black mayor  The Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the ...

Little Rock school activists announce events for 60th anniversary of Central High crisis  Arkansas Times

On Thursday, a group calling itself Grassroots Arkansas held a press conference in front of the Arkansas Department of Education to announce a schedule of ...

Little Rock schools' top seniors celebrated  Arkansas Online

One by one the top-achieving, graduating seniors from the Little Rock School District's five high schools on Monday announced their college plans and career ...

Little Rock mayoral candidates square off in forum  Arkansas Times

Of the three leading contenders for Little Rock mayor, two emphasize their ability to unify a divided city — though the subtext of Baker Kurrus' message is ...

A Member of the Little Rock Nine Discusses Her Struggle to Attend Central High  Smithsonian

At 15, Minnijean Brown faced down the Arkansas National Guard, Now Her Story and Personal Items are Archived at the Smithsonian.

Excitement building for Central High School Commemoration  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Excitement is building for the events surrounding the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School.

10 Things to Know About Arkansas  U.S. News & World Report

Hot springs, forests and diamonds are among the Natural State's offerings.

Government shutdown impacts sites in Arkansas  KATV

Several places around the state are closed because of the government shutdown. There is a sign on the doors of Central High School explaining to visitors that ...

A mural to move Little Rock forward  Arkansas Times

When artist Joe Jones painted a dramatic mural depicting the misery of sharecropping, the plight of coal miners and the lynching and burning of a black man ...

How Segregation Has Persisted in Little Rock  The Atlantic

Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city's schools are still divided by race.

Big Ideas for Arkansas 2019  Arkansas Times

In a near-annual tradition, the Arkansas Times recently solicited suggestions from thinking people — from experts to the creative-minded — on how to improve ...

Little Rock School District Teacher Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  Harrison Daily

LITTLE ROCK — When Stacey McAdoo arrived at school this morning, she had no idea she would receive the surprise of a lifetime. During a special ...

On This Day in Arkansas History: September 4  KARK

On this day in 1957, The Little Rock nine attempted to attend Little Rock Central High School.

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau Selects New Advertising Agency

Paradise Advertising & Marketing has been selected as the agency of record for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB), the official destination ...

Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances  KUAR

A proposal to replace Arkansas's two statues in the U.S. Capitol with singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates has advanced to the state House of ...

U of A Honors College Selects 2019 Class of Honors College Fellows  University of Arkansas Newswire

The $72000 Honors College fellowship spans four years and is awarded to top young minds, most of them from Arkansas.

Arkansas legislator wants to place Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues at U.S. Capitol KTHV

The legislator wants to replace Arkansas's statues at the National Statuary Hall to honor Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash.

Black student humiliated by classmates during lesson on desegregation  TheGrio

A history lesson about the Little Rock Nine took a left turn at Basis Phoenix Central School left a child humiliated and his mother took action.

Students rally at LR Central High in support of DACA recipients  Arkansas Times

Little Rock Central High School students held a pre-class protest this morning at the corner of Park Street and Daisy Bates in support of classmates who ...

HIGH PROFILE: Rodger Bumpass, Little Rock native who voices Squidward on 'SpongeBob SquarePants'  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Rodger Bumpass wants it to be known that Rodger Bumpass is not his stage name. And he has not died twice.

Weekend Calendar  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits. Central Arkansas. ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.

New Book Tells The Story Of Students Who Desegregated Little Rock's Junior High Schools  KUAR

The story of the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School by nine black students is well known. But overshadowed is phase two of the school.

Arkansas lawmakers do away with high school journalism requirements KTHV

The decision was met with pushback from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, journalism students and advocates.

Jurnee Taylor  KAIT

Jurnee Taylor is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and she won't let you forget it! She joins us from WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tenn., where she worked ...

President Clinton to attend 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central's desegregation  THV 11

Former President Bill Clinton is returning to his home state of Arkansas to speak at an event marking the 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central High School's ...

Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues headed to US Capitol  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

LITTLE ROCK — Statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and country singer Johnny Cash — two of Arkansas' most celebrated icons — are headed to ...

The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Speaks About Holding on to History

Carlotta Walls LeNier, whose school dress is in the Smithsonian, says much was accomplished and now we need to hold onto it.

Arkansas Senate Passes Plan To Replace U.S. Capitol Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny ...

Six Little Rock Landmarks Included In National Civil Rights Trail  KUAR

Little Rock Central High School is now joining five other sites across the city as part of a national project highlighting historically significant.

HIGH PROFILE: Jay Jennings, senior editor at Oxford American, talks friendship with Charles Portis, ambitions  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

At the end of a 90-minute interview at Lost Forty Brewing last month, Oxford American senior editor, author and Little Rock native Jay Jennings mulls that ...

Democrat on top in clerk race  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters elected Democrat Terri Hollingsworth circuit/county clerk, giving her about 30000 more votes than her opponent, Republican Steve ...

Little Rock Nine Memorial Foundation Falling Apart, State Official Says  KUAR

The concrete base of a popular memorial at the Arkansas State Capitol in honor of the nine black students famous for integrating Little Rock Central High.

Christian Liberal Arts College  Ouachita Baptist University News

Ouachita Baptist University will host Melba Pattillo Beals, who is widely known as a member of the Little Rock Nine, for a lecture on Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in ...

Photo Flash: President and Hillary Clinton Attend LITTLE ROCK  Broadway World

The Little Rock Nine made history when on the first day of school, September 4, 1957, they were barred from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little ...

In City's School Discrimination Lawsuit, Burden Of Proof Is 'Did They Mean To?'  KUAR

It's been 60 years since Central High School was forced to desegregate, but a federal lawsuit now claims the Little Rock School District is racially biased when it ...

Jamee McAdoo: Extraordinary Teens

Jamee McAdoo is a seventeen year old Little Rock Central High School honor student, published author and professional playwright who was recently crowned ...

Ark. football coach resigns job one week after appointment, cites inability to commit  USA TODAY High School Sports

Just a week after being named as the head coach at Little Rock Central High School, Blake Pizan withdrew from consideration for the position, which, again, ...

Documentary Chronicles Plight Of Little Rock Nine, Ongoing Issues With Public Schools  KUAR

Elizabeth Eckford only had one concern before her first day of school. She wanted to make sure her white dress was finished so she could wear it. The next.

Little Rock police identify homicide victim near Central High  KATV

Little Rock police have identified the man killed Wednesday morning at a convenience store near Little Rock Central High School.Police identified the victim as ...

Arkansas House Panel OKs Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel has advanced a proposal to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer ...

Safe passage: Russellville's Latimore Tourist Home one of the few remaining Arkansas places listed in Green Book for black travelers  Arkansas Online

A derelict building in Russellville stands as crumbling testimony to a dismal fact of life regularly faced during the Jim Crow era by black travelers in Arkansas and ...

Third Annual All-Region Coding competition results announced  KARK

Seventeen teams invited to participate in All-State competition in May.

Gallery: Little Rock Nine | Digital Exclusives: Photo Galleries

The Little Rock Nine were the first group of African American students to enroll in Little Rock Central High School, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the ...

Little Rock Nine member releases book against bullying  THV 11

"The Worst First Day" is Eckford's first book. It is one of the few times she has opened up about the Little Rock Nine.

A trip to Arkansas results in an emotional conversation about racism in America  KCBX

When I stopped in to visit with Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site , our conversation quickly led to.

Police: Little Rock teen found unconscious in school bathroom; fellow student provides spray to counteract overdose  Arkansas Online

The Little Rock Fire Department administered an anti-opioid medication Monday after a 16-year-old was found unconscious in a Little Rock Central High School ...

Exhibit Touts Hoxie's End Of School Segregation Two Years Before Central High  KUAR

Before the Little Rock Nine desegregated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, the northeast Arkansas town of Hoxie had already integrated its schools two ...

Review: 9 Brave Students and the Shame of ‘Little Rock’  The New York Times

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj's visceral play with music explores an ugly historical chapter in the fight for school integration.

Full transcript of Little Rock's 2018 State of the City Address KTHV

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Here is the full transcript of the 2018 State of the City Address from Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola. Public Safety. 2017 proved to be a ...

Arkansas Senate endorses Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues  KAIT

Arkansas senators are endorsing putting statues at the U.S. Capitol of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash to replace ones depicting two 19th ...

Former Arkansas Baptist professor 'exploring' run for Little Rock Ward 7 city director  Arkansas Times

Edmond “Ed” Davis, a former professor at Arkansas Baptist College and the executive director of a school applying for a charter in Southwest Little Rock, will ...

Bears donate historical resource materials | People  Harrison Daily

Carl and Beverly Bear of Harrison at the National Park *Service* Little Rock Central High School National Historical Site Visitor Center in Little Rock. They are ...

New eStem high school opens on UA Little Rock campus  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's that time of year that parents love, and many kids do too. School will be back in session Monday morning for thousands around ...

Recalling When JFK Came To Little Rock And Focused On A 'New South'  WBUR

WBUR's Delores Handy was in high school when the president came to her hometown.

State semi-finalists named for 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year KTHV

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized four teachers on August 16 as 2019 Arkansas Teacher ...

HIGH PROFILE: Eric Higgins, Pulaski County's next sheriff  Arkansas Online

Eric Higgins was clearly the underdog. His opponent was endorsed by the retiring Pulaski County sheriff. He was outspent almost 2-1 — leaving him without the ...

Little Rock Mayor-Elect Frank Scott Jr. Announces Transition Team  KUAR

Two weeks before Little Rock Mayor-elect Frank Scott Jr. takes office, on Monday he announced the members of a transition team who will help him plan the.

Anniversary: 'Little Rock Nine' Desegregate School  KNWA

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- - Friday, September 25 marks 58 years since the desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School. Nine high school students entered the ...

Annual ARTful Conference Draws Educators From Across State  University of Arkansas Newswire

More than 90 educators from a dozen Arkansas colleges, universities and schools attended the University of Arkansas' eighth annual ARTful Teaching ...

8 students, 7 teachers from Little Rock-area schools honored as Stephens Award winners  Arkansas Online

Eight high school seniors and seven teachers from Little Rock-area public and private high schools have been named recipients of the 2018 Stephens Award.

23rd Annual Big Booseum Bash!  KARK

The Big Booseum Bash offers a safe and enriching trick or treat experience for the whole family!

In Arkansas, Unions, Professional Associations Vie For Teacher Membership  KUAR

Rebecca Simpson has taught social studies at Little Rock's Dunbar Magnet Middle School for the past 25 years. And through all that time, she hasn't joined.


A preview scene from the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication-commissioned opera, The Little Rock Nine, is scheduled for ...

Henry S. de Linde  Hot Springs Sentinel

Henry S. de Linde, 96, Hot Springs, Ark. died on April 4, 2019. He was born March 21, 1923, to the late John Henry de Linde and Hester Barber de Linde.

Profile of Little Rock Central High School teacher George West  Harvard Magazine

George West '72 and his students foster oral history at Little Rock Central High.

Ad pioneer Ron Robinson, namesake of Little Rock library theater, dies at 75  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Ron Robinson's influence on the state's advertising and public relations professions reached as far and wide as his varied interests and vast collections of movie ...

Hospitality Management Corporation Managing Four Points by Sheraton® Little Rock, Arkansas  Hotel News Resource

Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), is pleased to announce the addition of this 263-room Four Points by Sheraton® ...

Events In Little Rock To Honor Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  KUAR

Two events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr will be held in Little Rock Wednesday.

Q+A: The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Talks About Her First Day of School  Smithsonian

One of the nine students who desegregated Little Rock, Carlotta Walls LaNier (top row, third from right) recently donated her dress (left) from what would have ...

2016 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team  Arkansas Times

The class of 2016, our 22nd, is made up of inventors, Olympic-caliber athletes, poets, programmers and Quiz Bowlers. There's rarely a B on the transcripts of ...

2 candidates in Pulaski County vie for clerk post  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters will choose their circuit/county clerk this election cycle, deciding who will be chief record keeper for Arkansas' largest county.

Little Rock Police Academy Class 90 Takes Multicultural Tour  KARK

On Friday, the 14 recruits spent the day on a multicultural tour of the Little Rock Central High School Museum and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

Central's Barnum inks with the Razorbacks KTHV

University of Arkansas head coach Mike Neighbors and his staff welcomed the addition of Erynn Barnum to the 2018-19 roster on Wednesday.

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