Little Rock, Arkansas






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A Taste of Little Rock, Arkansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LITTLE ROCK?

  1. Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas and the county seat of Pulaski County. According to the U.S. Census estimates, the city had a population of 191,930.

  2. The T.R. McGuire House, located at 114 Rice Street, is a 1904 Colonial Revival cottage executed in structural concrete blocks. The T.R. McGuire House is exemplary as a triumph in concrete block construction. Lamar Porter Field, developed as a Works Progress Administration project, consists of a stadium and ball field which has historically served as the center of activity and social gatherings for the neighborhood. The neighborhood also contains two historic districts, The Capitol View Historic District and the Stifft Station Historic District.As of 1996, approximately two percent of the City of Little Rock's residents called the Capitol View/Stifft's Station area home. The racial distribution within the neighborhood is similar to that of the city: approximately 34 percent black and just under 65 percent white. However, also like the city, the neighborhood is subdivided geographically into different socio-economic zones.

  3. Located in downtown is the specialized Clinton School of Public Service, a branch of the University of Arkansas System, which offers a master's degree in public service.The city is also home to two smaller, private historically black colleges, Philander Smith College and Arkansas Baptist College.

  4. Wildwood Park for the Arts The largest park dedicated to the performing arts in the South. It features year-round performances of opera, cabaret, and jazz, as well as seasonal festivals and cultural events.

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Demographics of Little Rock, Arkansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

52.7%

42.1%

0.4%

2.1%

4.7%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Little Rock, Arkansas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Hair Braiding - 4424 Asher Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204 - (501) 612-7465

  2. African Hair Braiding - 8211 Geyer Springs Road, # 32, - Little Rock, AR 72209 - (501) 562-7333

  3. Golden Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2901 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 (501) 666-3800

  4. Hairplus Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   2405 Broadway St Little Rock, AR 72206 (501) 375-4014  - (reviews)

  5. Queen Hair & Beauty Supplies -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   1200 John Barrow Rd, Little Rock, AR 72205 (501) 221-6030  - (reviews)

  6. Shear Illusions -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   8500 West Markhem St., Suite 315 Little Rock, AR 72205 (501) 224-2887

  7. Smart Style -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   8801 Baseline Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 562-3114

  8. That French Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   11600 Mara Lynn Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 224-3075

  9. Touche Spa & Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   500 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR (501) 372-3333

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Architecture and Interiors -  Category: Design -  In 2015 Ngozi became the 2nd African-American female in the history of the state of Arkansas to become a licensed architect. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Architecture from Tuskegee University then completed her Master's degree with a 4.0 GPA at Concordia University. The recipient of multiple design awards while an undergrad, Nome has a strong aesthetic eye and a thorough understanding of classical scale and proportions. As a docent for the Arkansas Arts Center, she is continually honing her craft and deepening her understanding of, and appreciation for, the fine arts, a practice which significantly informs and sharpens her design approach. To each and every project she brings empathetic professionalism, a vigorous work ethic, lucid vision and tireless commitment to client satisfaction.   - 801 S. Rodney Parham Rd Little Rock, Arkansas - (501) 410-4403

  2. Arkansas Baptist College -  Category: Historically Black College -  1600 Bishop St. Little Rock, AR 72202-6099 (501) 374-7856  - (visit website)

  3. Arkansas Fair Housing Commission -  Category: Housing -  The Commission is a state agency which investigates fair housing/fail lending complaints statewide and is the state's only civil rights enforcement agency.   - 101 E. Capitol Ave., Ste. 212 Little Rock, AR 72201 - office (501) 682-3247 - cell (501) 213-7099  - (visit website)

  4. Arkansas State Press -  Category: African American Newspaper -   221 West 2nd Street Suite 608, Little Rock, AR, 72201 (501) 371-9991

  5. Eddington Ramsey CPA Pa Inc -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 218 Little Rock, AR 72203-0218 (501) 372-2322

  6. Edwards Donell -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 55925 Little Rock, AR 72215-5925 (501) 221-9391

  7. Hearne Fine Art - Category: Art Galleries   - A comprehensive collection of African American art and literature. -  1001 Wright Avenue Suite C, Little Rock, AR 72206 (501) 372-6822  - (visit website)

  8. J R Nash & Associates -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 2455 Little Rock, AR 72203-2455 (501) 374-7333

  9. Larry G. Acklin Funeral Homes - 8821 Colonel Glenn, - Little Rock, AR 72204 (501) 565-1800  - (visit website)

  10. Lewis V Gibson -  Category: Legal/Financial -   300 S Spring St Ste 602 Little Rock, AR 72201-2422 (501) 376-6606

  11. Mabry Ventures Inc -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 17174 Little Rock, AR 72222-7174 (501) 227-0175

  12. Philander Smith College -  Category: Historically Black College -  One Trudie Kibbe Reed Drive Little Rock, AR 72202-3799 (501) 375-9845   - (visit website)

  13. Pyramid Art Books -  Category: Black Book Stores -  500 President Clinton Avenue, suite 110 Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 372-5824

  14. Smith Simmons S -  Category: Legal/Financial -   2420 Broadway St Little Rock, AR 72206-2138 (501) 375-3993

  15. Sydney's Alterations -  Category: Alterations/Repair -  We are a full service clothing alterations/repair company. We Make Your Clothes Fit Your Body, with 1-7 days turnaround, and, same day service on certain items.   - 7509 Cantrell Rd., suite 103H Little Rock, AR - (501) 280-0788  - (visit website)

  16. Three JH and Associates -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 15594 Little Rock, AR 72231-5594 (501) 517-9480

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Aishas Fish Chicken & Bar Bq -  2900 S University Ave - Little Rock, AR 72204-6007 - (501) 562-4555

  2. Bell's Soul Food Restaurant -  1810 S University Ave - Little Rock, AR 72204 - (501) 614-7322

  3. Best Season's Soul Food Cafe -  112 E 13th St - North Little Rock, AR 72114 - (501) 244-2699

  4. Big Mama's Soul Food -  7610 Geyer Springs Road, Little Rock, AR - (501) 562-3600

  5. Calvin's Soul Food Restaurant -  423 Bond Avenue, Little Rock, AR - (501) 374-4577

  6. Flying Fish of Little Rock -  Category: Southern Cuisine -  511 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR (501) 375-3474

  7. Lindsey's Barbecue -  203 E 14th St, North Little Rock, AR 72114 - (501) 374-5901 - (visit website)

  8. Madea's Delicious Home Cooking -  2801 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72205 - (501) 664-2230

  9. Walker's Soul Food Heaven -  North Little Rock, AR 72114 - North Little Rock, AR 72114 - (501) 812-5904

  10. Whole Hog Cafe & Catering -  Category: Southern Cuisine -  2516 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 664-5025

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Over fifty years ago, a high school in the U.S. southern city of Little Rock, Arkansas became a crucial battleground in the struggle for civil rights. Despite prejudice and hostility from a mob of white demonstrators, nine black students attended their first full day of classes at previously all-white Central High School on September 25, 1957.

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CHURCHES



  1. Connor Chapel A.M.E. Church -  2100 Main St, Little Rock, AR (501) 372-4574

  2. Greater Second Baptist Church -  5616 Geyer Springs Road, Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 569-9988

  3. Promiseland Church Ministries -  8923 Sunset Lane Road, Little Rock, AR 72099 (501) 570-0048

  4. Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church -  8520 Colonel Miller Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 455-3844

  5. St. Luke Baptist Church -  8205 Highway 161, North Little Rock, AR. 72117 - (501) 835-557

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Afterthought -  Category: Jazz & Blues-Bars-Clubs-Pubs-Live Music -  2721 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR (501) 663-1196

  2. Discovery Night Club -  Category: Bars-Clubs-Pubs-Live Music -  1021 Jessie Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 666-2744

  3. Elevations -  7200 Asher Ave - Little Rock, Ar 72204 - (501) 562-3317

  4. Jazz Alley -  Category: Jazz & Blues-Bars-Clubs-Pubs-Live Music -  6706 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR (501) 603-9575




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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Black History Month Celebration -   This is a free event.     - (visit website)

    A joyous celebration of Black History Month were we get together with members of the community to reflect and encourage to move forward.


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SCHOOLS

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