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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the center of the desegregation crisis may be on the verge of electing its first African-American mayor. But Frank Scott, the 35-year-old banking executive who may break that barrier, says … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A political action committee said Friday that it won’t pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections. An ad from Black Americans for the President’s Agenda in an Arkansas congressional race features a woman saying … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A political action committee said Friday that it won’t pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections. An ad from Black Americans for the President’s Agenda in an Arkansas congressional race features a woman … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t pull ad suggesting ‘lynching’ if Democrats win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A political action committee says it’s not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month. Vernon Robinson with Black Americans for the President’s Agenda said Friday that the group won’t cancel the radio ad running in … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t pull ad suggesting ‘lynching’ if Democrats win