Saturday, December 5, 2020

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Students support local activist’s efforts against KCPD

Local activist KJ Brooks recently went viral after a video of her condemning the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) was posted to Twitter. The...

Union Station to host Holocaust exhibit this summer

An Auschwitz exhibit is coming to Union Station Kansas City this June, and local Holocaust survivor Judy Jacobs urges all to see it.  The exhibit...

Local business owner appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Local business owner Alesha Bowman recently appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and received $10,000 for her boutique, unLESHed+. In September, U-News sat down with...

Black-owned business UnLESHed+ practices inclusivity in KC thrifting community

Kansas City is home to many upcycled fashion boutiques, but not many cater to plus sizes or are Black-owned. Alesha Bowman, owner of UnLESHed+...

KC Art on the Block: Kansas City artists and volunteers paint murals in support of the BLM movement

Local artists and volunteers gathered Saturday morning to paint murals on six Kansas City streets, during an event called “KC Art on the Block:...

KCPD sergeant indicted on third-degree assault of a minor

In a press conference this summer, Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced the indictment of Kansas City Police Department Sgt. Matthew T. Neal, who was...

The March on Kansas City commemorates the anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington

Hundreds took to the streets of Kansas City on Sept. 4. Dubbed The March on Kansas City, the rally took place in honor of...
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UMKC students voice mixed opinions on shift to online-only classes

UMKC Chancellor Mauli Agrawal announced on Nov. 18 that most of the remaining in-person classes will move online for the rest of the semester....

Album Review: “Good News” by Megan Thee Stallion

With her first album, “Good News,” Megan Thee Stallion finishes 2020 with a bang. After four successful mixtapes, Megan finally released her much anticipated...