Black history roots run deep in Arkansas, from events widely known for their historical significance to little-known people, places and happenings shared in stories told by families to this day.

In honor of Black History Month, FOX 16 News is sharing stories of Black history in Arkansas and looking at Arkansans making new history today.

We will go inside a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture bringing the images and stories collected over decades by Ebony and Jet magazines to a new generation.

Donna Terrell sits down with Mark Hudson, who shares his experience in the music industry and how he shares his culture through song.

Vice Chancellor George Cotton shares the legacy of the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and the impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

To see the entire program, click the video in the player at the top of this page.