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Healing the Divide: Race Relations in Arkansas

How does race permeate and affect the lives of Arkansans? Find out in the live, one-hour special “Healing the Divide: Race Relations in Arkansas”.

Host Dr. Malcolm Glover, CEO of Glover Global Consulting, and guests, including an appearance by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, will discuss topics involving race, such as police brutality, racial history, disparities and community interactions.

Dr. Sybil Jordan-Hampton, former president of Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation; Epiphany “Big Piph” Morrow, hip hop artist and founder of I Am Not Them; Tamika Edwards, J.D., executive director of the Social Justice Institute, Philander Smith College; and Dr. Christina Standerfer, dispute resolution scholar, will be among the featured panelists.

Jimmy Warren, host of ArkanTalk, will interview KenDrell Collins, assistant federal public defender and member of the governor’s law enforcement task force; Laura Brunson, LR CARBON (Community Activists Rebuilding Our Nation) board member; and Crossett Police Chief J.W. Cruce about police reform.

“Healing the Divide: Race Relations in Arkansas” Thursday, June 11, at 7 p.m. on Arkansas PBS.

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Families and educators looking for resources to talk to children and help them learn about race, racism, protesting, civil rights, Black history and historical individuals, bias, news, current events and more can access free content from Arkansas PBS LearningMedia (

Last Updated 17 Jun 2020