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UMKC Hosts Acclaimed Photographer

Every Day Contains All of History  an exhibition of photographs at the UMKC Gallery of Art, presents the acclaimed artist Jared Thorne’s vision of...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Bessie Coleman

The story of Bessie Coleman is both awe-inspiring and tragic. Faced with poverty, sexism and racism, Coleman paved the way for African Americans and...

Joey Bada$$ | ALL AMERIKKAN BADA$$ Album Review

A rapper with the voice of a revolutionary, Joey Bada$$, took his Brooklyn, New York flow to another level with his second album, ALL-AMERIKKKAN...

“The Life of an Activist is Hard and Dangerous” | Activist, Best-Selling Author Sister Souljah Visits UMKC

“Not many people can handle being followed, or their phone tapped, hidden cameras in their house, or knowing that someone wants to kill you,”...

King No More

The entrance of the library normally looks massive with its high ceilings and ornate chandeliers. The columns spaced throughout the room tower over the...

Ferguson: Department of Justice investigates

The U.S. Department of Justice released a report on Wednesday, March 4, regarding Ferguson, MO police procedures and court practices. The report details multiple...

Past is prologue to chancellor: Leo Morton contrasts upbringing with racial realities today

UMKC Chancellor Leo E. Morton looks the part of a suave, prosperous chief executive who has spent a lifetime rushing between board meetings, fundraisers...

‘Black history is American history’

As we all know, February is Black History Month. But what exactly does that mean? For some, the month serves as a reminder of the important...

Who’s afraid of the Big Black Panther?

Black History Month is legendary for celebrating African-Americans like Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Booker T. Washington. W.E.B. DuBois – who shares a...

America I Am: The African American Imprint

“What is perceived dismantles the taught idea of a savage, barbaric people unable to operate in a refined, cultured manner. In fact, just the...

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