Feature: UALR Trail Honors Political & Legal Champions

This month, 14 African Americans will be celebrated for their roles as trailblazers of civil and equal rights. Photograph by Ashlee Nobel   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] late African American newspaper publisher and native Arkansan Daisy Bates, whose home served as headquarters for civil rights activists during the 1957 Little Rock Central High School integration crisis, famously noted,…

Art Scene: Paint the Town

Urban revitalization and creativity intersect in Fort Smith’s ‘The Unexpected.’ Photographs courtesy of 64.6 Downtown and Charlotte Dutoit   [dropcap]According[/dropcap] to one school of thought, “curiosity kills the cat.” Another view, which the Fort Smith, Ark., urban-revitalization organization “64.6 Downtown” subscribes to, is that curiosity yields often-surprising revelations and vast opportunities for both personal and…