Black in Springdale

This event will briefly overview the black experience in Springdale, Arkansas from a historic and futuristic perspective. Dialogue will be led by Airic Hughes of the Visionairi Foundation and Rachel Whitaker of Shiloh Museum.

Speaker: Airic Hughes

Airic Hughes is an entrepreneur, artist, philanthropist, and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Arkansas. His research examines black geographies in America through the lens of federal interstate development in Little Rock, Arkansas. He founded Visionairi Enterprises in 2016. Visionairi produces films, media, and events with a mission to promote and preserve Black culture through education, creativity, and social justice. Airic is the creator of the Micheaux Award and Film Labs and a recent recipient of the Mid-America Arts Alliance Artist 360 Community Activator Grant.

This virtual program is Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free but registration is required. The event is limited to 100 people. Register on the form below. You will receive a confirmation with the login information and another email reminder just prior to the event.