Another DAH defection. There was yet another shakeup in staff at the Department of Arkansas Heritage last week, prompting a former DAH director to call for the resignation of Director Stacy Hurst and causing members of the Black History Commission to wonder if they're next on Hurst's chopping block. State Historian Lisa Speer, director of the Arkansas Archives, resigned Feb. 6. "I felt like I had come to a point in my position where I was not able to function effectively as the leader anymore," she told the Times. "I was not sure I had the confidence of the administration at Heritage to carry out my responsibilities without question and intervention and a lot of oversight. She said much the same thing in her letter of...
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