Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement Hosting a Week-Long Observance of the National Day of Racial Healing

The Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement (APJMM) is sponsoring the “2021 National Day of Racial Healing in the State of Arkansas,” which includes a statewide week-long schedule of virtual racial awareness events. The State of Arkansas will observe the fifth annual National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) on Jan. 19, the Tuesday after Dr.…

Glen White

Hometown Heroes: Dr. Glen White Looks for the Common Ground Among People

For this week’s Hometown Heroes feature, AY About You sits down with Dr. Glen White, who was recently re-elected Blue State Coordinator for Braver Angels.   White considers himself a semi-retired psychologist, working part time in private practice, while also performing community service. White received his degree from South Mississippi in 1984 and moved to…

Elizabeth Pulley

Elizabeth Pulley Makes Major Impact Through Work with Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas

For this week’s Woman Wednesday, AY About You sits down with Elizabeth Pulley, executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas.   Pulley has held this position for more than three years.    “We work as a state chapter for 17 centers statewide by providing funding, public policy efforts, training and tech assistance, and…

Thirsty Thursday: Out of the “Fiery Furnace” Comes Shadrach’s Coffee

For this week’s Thirsty Thursday, AY About You sits down with Nathan Mattox, director of operations at Shadrach’s Coffee in Jonesboro.   Shadrach’s Coffee started in the late 2004, early 2005 season, and the coffee kiosk drive-thru was originally given a different name. At the time, coffee wasn’t incredibly popular yet, and business at the…