Arkansas Author Shines a Light on State’s Athletic Past

In an effort to learn about past racial diversity in sports, author Evin Demirel recently published a nearly 200-page anthology entitled African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali’s Tour, Black Razorbacks & Other Forgotten Tales. “I don’t want to shy away from our past,” says the former-Latin-teacher-turned-writer. “I want to learn more about it, grapple with it and share…

Here’s What To Do With Your Leftover Eclipse Glasses

Do good, feel good. You can send your leftover solar eclipse glasses to an Arkansas-based company that’s working with Astronomers Without Borders, Arkansas Money & Politics reports. Explore Scientific, located in Springdale, is partnering with Astronomers Without Borders to collect the glasses and send them to schools in South America and Asia. People in those…

Here’s Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse

No need to watch this astronomical event alone. People are getting together all over the state to watch Monday’s solar eclipse. Plus, with the shortage of eclipse glasses, one of these parties might be your only chance to grab a pair. Northwest Arkansas Winthrow Springs State Park Devil’s Den State Park Lake Fort Smith State…