Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Jay Barth Event at Clinton House

Jay Barth Event at Clinton House

Sunday Aug 16 — 6:00-8:00 pm — Clinton House Museum, 930 W. Clinton Dr., Fayetteville
“The Future of Arkansas Politics” – speaker Dr. Jay Barth

This event is free and open to the public.

After a period of dramatic transformation in partisan politics and governmental institutions in Arkansas, it’s time to think about the dynamics that will shape politics and government in the Natural State in the generation ahead. In this wide-ranging talk, Barth will overview his analysis of the “new normal” and additional changes to come in Arkansas’s politics.

Jay Barth is M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Professor of Politics, Director of the Odyssey Program, and Director of Civic Engagement Projects at Hendrix College. Barth’s academic work includes research on the politics of the South, state government and politics, LGBT politics, political communication (particularly radio advertising), and the achievement gap in Arkansas. He is the co-author (with the late Diane D. Blair) of the second edition of Arkansas Politics and Government: Do the People Rule? (University of Nebraska Press, 2005). Sponsored by Clinton House Museum.

Inspire 365

Inspire 365: A Journey Through the Black Experience

Begins Tuesday Aug 8 – 7:00 pm at OMNI
Led by Raven Cook
Continuing classes
Inspire 365: A Journey through the Black Experience seeks to offer hope and inspiration by introducing audiences to the men and women who persevered through all obstacles to lay the foundation for generations to come. The program is designed to not only offer hope but to empower all people through understanding the importance of studying History. The program will explore such critical historical areas as: the abolitionist movement, Reconstruction and the development of Black self determination rhetoric, as well Black women’s roles in each movement. Using music, art, etc Inspire 365 seeks to leave audiences recognizing their power and seeking to further research the Black experience. Inspire 365 is brought to you by Foundations: Black History Educational Programming
Photo:  Tommie Smith and John Carlos 1968 Olympics in Mexico

350 NWA meeting

Saturday Aug 12, 1:00 pm at OMNI
Climate Action Group wants you!  This group is working with 350.org and will be doing local action in conjunction with the national group.  It’s getting exciting, friends.  That’s lots better than getting depressed.   350 will not give up.  Neither will we!