September 9, 1992
Founded by Charles Stewart and Patricia Goodwin as a benefit for the Arkansas Regional Minority Business Development Council.
First Annual ABHOF Induction Ceremony held in the Exhibit Hall of Robinson Auditorium. Attended by 400 guest honoring John H. Johnson, Daisy Bates, Ernest Green, Lottie Shackleford,
Dr. Stanley Ish, and Maya Angelou.
Induction Ceremony moves to Doubletree Hotel.
ABHOF Induction Ceremony moves to Peabody Hotel.
Establishes ABHOF Portrait Gallery in Rotunda of the Statehouse Convention Center.
Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation is formed and becomes a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
ABHOF observes its 10th Anniversary of the Induction Ceremony.
President “Bill “Clinton becomes the first and only Caucasian to be inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame gained international stature.
Induction Ceremony moved to the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Little Rock Convention Center to accommodate the more than 1000 guest.
ABHOF awards its first grants to nonprofit organizations in the state of Arkansas.
ABHOF Exhibit opens at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. ABHOF raised $100,000.00 to construct the exhibits in two galleries.
ABHOF Distinguished Laureate Series inaugurated with James Mckissic performing the works of Schumann in a concert in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center.
ABHOF Portrait Gallery in Statehouse Convention Center remodeled and becomes the only hall of fame recognized there.
ABHOF receives the ACHANGE Founders Award.
ABHOF observes its 20th Anniversary of the Induction Ceremony.