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SF Giants Owner Donated to Super PAC Running Racist Political Ad in Arkansas


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By Reed Richardson



A Congressional political ad condemned as racist by both Republicans and Democrats was funded by a super PAC that counts the majority owner of the San Francisco Giants as one of its major donors. The radio ad, which imagines a conversation between two women with stereotypical black speech patterns, touts Arkansas Republican House Rep. French Hill. The women in the ad claim that “white Democrats” during the Kavanaugh hearings…

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Arkansas high school student posts Snapchat in blackface, screenshot goes viral



It's an insensitive issue because blackface or its use dates back to the 1900s when African American people in America were vastly considered …
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Exhibit features black Arkansas legislators post-Civil War



The exhibit, Arkansas African-American Legislators, 1868-1893, is produced by the Arkansas State Archives and Black History Commission of …
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Arkansas Police Officer Fired After Telling Group of African-American Men 'You Don't Belong in My …



An Arkansas police officer has been fired after telling a group of African-American men that “you don't belong in my city.” Officer Michael Moore was …
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African Dust Coming To Arkansas



Dust from the Sahara Desert in northern Africa is being carried by the wind over the Atlantic Ocean and towards us. The Caribbean has already started …
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Latimore Tourist Home recognized by Preserve Arkansas – The Courier – Your Messenger for the River Valley


A folk Victorian-style lodging house for African-American travelers and railroaders in Russellville, listed in the National Register of Historic Places a few years ago, was named one of Arkansas’ Most Endangered Places during Arkansas Heritage Month.

Preserve Arkansas — the organization that announces additions to the Most Endangered Places list each year in May to generate discussion and support for saving places that matter to Arkansas — also hosts educational events and programs to bring together preservation professionals, professionals in related fields, and preservation-minded Arkansans for educational programs and conferences.

According to information provided by the Russellville Historic District Commission, the Latimore Tourist Home at 318 S. Houston Avenue was built at the turn…

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