School Resource Officer Suspended for Choking Black Student [Video]— The Root

An Arkansas police officer has been relieved of duty after authorities saw disturbing footage of him fulfilling his duties by choking a black high school student. Read more...School Resource Officer Suspended for Choking Black Student — The Root Sick bastard.

Black man says not complying with officer’s demands saved his life [Video]

Ed Truitt, who was detained in an Arkansas gas station refused to put his hands down for fear a police officer would claim he was reaching for a gun and shoot him An Arkansas man who was arrested after refusing to comply with a local police officer, says his insubordination may have saved him from … Continue reading Black man says not complying with officer’s demands saved his life [Video]

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It’s a Leftover Halloween Decoration — The Root

An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite remember, insisting that it had absolutely nothing to do with race. https://www.theroot.com/homeowners-hang-mannequin-and-confederate-flag-in-front-1835126157

‘It’s a Great Thing’: Arkansas Teens Make History as School’s First Black Female Valedictorian, Salutatorian — Atlanta Black Star

A pair of Arkansas teens are graduating at the top of their class and making history in the process. Junction City High School seniors Alexis Peterson and Taykeetria Rogers claim this year’s titles of valedictorian and salutatorian, becoming the first Black American females to graduate with the schools two highest academic honors. https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/05/19/arkansas-teens-make-history-as-schools-first-black-female-valedictorian-salutatorian/