Pine Bluff Arkansas Culture
It may not be surprising that the largest construction project in Arkansas is underway in Pine Bluff, but it may come as a surprise to some that the city's largest arts center, the Arts and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas, is already under construction. The city has commissioned a new exhibition, "Rooted in Change," a collection of works by artists from the Arkansas Delta that will premiere in its new museum in spring 2017. Go Forward, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit arts organization, is leading the construction of a $1.5 million renovation of downtown PineBluff, where new stores have already opened and millions of dollars will soon be spent improving the streetscape. Bluffs, founded in 1968 by the founder of the Art and Science Center, Dr. William C. "Bubba" Jones, has preserved the Arkansas Delta's artistic heritage and was commissioned by the city for the first time in its history.
The Pine Bluff area is also home to the entire population of PineBluff County, which had 902,443 residents, according to the 2014 U.S. Census estimate. Bluffs is also the largest city in the state of Arkansas and the second largest city in Arkansas after Little Rock.
At the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the gap between men and women on campus is smaller than the national average. The differences in the number of male and female students at the university between the two universities are small but higher than the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) average, according to the 2014 U.S. Census estimate.
In terms of ethnic diversity, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff ranks third out of 413 in the nation, according to the 2014 US Census estimate. In terms of total national diversity (1802), it is above average in this ranking, but not as high as the national average.
Age-related, 70.4% of students are aged between 18 and 21, compared to the national average of 60%.
Learn more about diversity at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, including comparing the school with other schools in the nation. Where available, the following table will be included and displayed, and will contain data on the percentage of students with skin color, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, and on the expression of gender.
We hope these resources will help you learn more about Pine Bluff and the surrounding Jefferson County communities. For more information on how the University of Arkansas at PineBluff supports low-income students, see the Financial Assistance page.
The 1949 edition of the Green Book contains more than a dozen entries for Arkansas, including Pine Bluff, PineBluff, Jefferson County, and other cities in the state.
A slave born in Arkansas who helped create the Pine Bluff and Jefferson County Green Book and the Arkansas State Museum. Arkansas - born slaves and contributions to the history, culture and history of their state.
When completed in 1904, it was the tallest building in Pine Bluff and the second tallest in Arkansas. African-American chapter of the city, built by the Afro-American chapter of the city as a Masonic lodge.
The name of the town is derived from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, a town on the Arkansas River that was inhabited by Native Americans before it was officially incorporated in 1839. From 1832 to 1858, PineBluff was also home to the Seminole (Black) Seminoles who were forcibly removed from Florida territory. Between 18 and 18, it was also home to the Florida territory from which they were forcibly removed by the US Army during the Civil War.
Land transportation was improved by the government-funded Columbia Railroad, the first of its kind in the United States to pass through Pine Bluff. It provided access to the Arkansas River and the Missouri River as well as the Mississippi River.
After the outbreak of the Civil War, pine bluff flourished, but most of its wealth was based on the harvest of cotton. Jefferson County also had a crucial role in the state's highway program, which enabled the construction of several major highways in the late 1920s and early 1930s. It has enabled a significant expansion of transportation and economic development for the county, the state of Arkansas and the United States as a whole.
Joseph Bonne, who first visited Pine Bluff in 1864, built a rough hut on the high cliff covered in pine trees. A few years later, James Scull, also of the Arkansas Post, came and set up camp in the same area, just a few hundred yards from his cabin.
Indigenous peoples of different cultures have inhabited this area along the Arkansas River for thousands of years. Indigenous people from different cultures, indigenous people from all over the United States and the world have inhabited the Arkansas River area and have been inhabited by indigenous people in different languages and cultures, by indigenous cultures of the United States and other countries for thousands of years.