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Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegal

When the United States forced the end of slavery, it intentionally reconstructed a country that held fast to the ideals of Blacks being less than equal. It instituted codes, polices and laws that kept Black Americans from obtaining the key to stability and wealth — capital. read more >

In Search of Peace (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

In Search of Peace (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

From my small but comfortable second home in a town that is just about as white as it is possible to be, I recognize that what seems surreal and unimaginable to me was actually totally predictable. read more >

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

Health Care

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute for Digital Health & Innovation has been awarded a $4 million grant for its new digital health program that provides the expertise of sexual assault nurse examiners to rural hospital emergency departments. read more >

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

LegalCover Story

A three-day period of killing in the Arkansas Delta a century ago will be commemorated with the Elaine Massacre Memorial, to be dedicated across the street from the Phillips County Courthouse in Helena on Sept. 29. read more >

Update: Judge Grants Ex-Lawmaker's 'Pipe Dream' of Probation

Update: Judge Grants Ex-Lawmaker's 'Pipe Dream' of Probation

Legal

Former state Rep. Micah Neal, who pleaded guilty last year to a corruption charge related to a kickbacks scheme involving Ecclesia College in Springdale, was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation. "I threw it all away, there are no excuses on my part," Neal told the court. read more >

John Rogers' New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

John Rogers' New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

LegalCover Story

From prison, John Rogers has told one of his victims that the street value of his crimes total almost a billion dollars, a boastful figure in keeping with a blustery scam artist's penchant for ditching the truth for lies and his felonious fondness for big and often inflated numbers. read more >