We got to speak to Blackbelt Voices creator and co-host, Arkansas native Adena J. White, on the idea behind Blackbelt Voices, the contradictions of living in the South and what we can look forward to on the next season of Blackbelt Voices.
Arkansans are tough. We know when to lend a hand. We know how to roll up our sleeves and get the job done. We know what’s right. This is our state. These are our values. We are Arkansas Strong.
Arkansas Strong advances a more responsible and resilient Arkansas by informing the public about issues facing our people, lifting up the stories of everyday Arkansas heroes, and promoting the values that make our state special.
Celebrating the Strength of Arkansas
Arkansas, one of only three states without a hate crimes law, is working to protect victims of hate-based crimes with bipartisan legislation.
All Arkansans deserve to live freely without fear of violence due to one’s race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Are you a parent or caretaker worried about your child’s learning options this fall? Take our survey and share your plans for in-person schooling or virtual schooling.
Buying milk form neighbors up the road. Enjoying freshly bread baked by a friend. Raising heritage livestock amid pristine Ozark views. For Lindi Phillips, these choices reinforce the social fabric of rural America, right here in Arkansas.
“Health before all else.” Being willing to do the hard thing for her family’s wellbeing but also the health of the region shows Arkansans how our choices matter to the land, to the air, to our communities, and more.
If you know Arkansas, you know the Buffalo. Our state’s crown jewel is once again endangered. Learn the history behind its protection and the way forward for yet again saving the Buffalo.
You don’t have to be a lawyer to be a conservationist. Arkansans can rally together to protect the purity of the Buffalo River so we can enjoy the beauty of the natural state for generations to come.
“Though we are all eager to get back to life as it was before COVID, it is crucial that we as a community come together and remain diligent in our efforts to contain the spread of infection… taking all of these precautions is not demonstrating fear, but showing care and concern for others and could quite literally save someone’s life.”
Dr. Dyer of Washington Regional Medical shares her concerns about the growing numbers of Covid-19 cases and what residents can do about it.
WHAT WE DO
Inform Arkansans on issues that impact their lives
Celebrate the stories of all our people
Empower Arkansans to band together and fight for a stronger state
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