As a long-time anti-domestic violence activist, though, I am deeply concerned about the use of social media to harass and abuse others. A decision in favor of Anthony Elonis in Elonis v. United States, expected in summer 2015, will have potentially grievous implications for the safety of persons in abusive relationships.
Giggling like two cartoon characters, Brooklyn and McKenna Johnson — who are 3 and 5 years old — embraced for a photo. Meredith Mashburn, a Northwest Arkansas photographer, took their picture free of charge, as a part of the Help Portrait NWA December event Saturday morning at Root Elementary’s cafeteria in Fayetteville.
After months of contention for the enactment of a city wide civil rights ordinance, Fayetteville voters repealed the ordinance Tuesday night.
The true intent, as stated in the language of the ordinance, is to make a statement that Fayetteville respects all its citizens and visitors, regardless of their race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
Having lived through the 1991 Desert Storm bombing and the 2003 Shock and Awe bombing in Iraq, I tread carefully when speaking about any danger greater than war that children in our world might face.
Early voting is already underway for Fayetteville residents to vote for or against a removal of a controversial civil rights ordinance.
In light of the erupting civil unrest over police brutality, it would be prudent to proactively protect Fayetteville, including the police. We must do everything possible to not only protect all citizens of every color from abuse of power, but also policemen.
The Fayetteville Farmer’s Market is moving to a new indoor location on Saturdays during the winter months at Jefferson Center at 612 S College Ave., at the intersection of College and Martin Luther King Blvd.
In the early morning hours of Aug. 20, after 10 grueling hours of public comment, the Fayetteville City Council approved, 6-2, an ordinance protecting the civil rights of all persons to be free from unfair discrimination.
Throughout the past six weeks, starting in October, Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation staff have been wrapping 400,000 light bulbs of LED holiday lights around every tree and inch of green space on the downtown Fayetteville square. In total, there are 34 miles of light strands.