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Black Lives Matter protests lead to police reforms in Kansas City

At the end of May, protests erupted across the United States and the world in response to the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna...

How “I Can’t Breathe” Illuminates White Privilege

“I can’t breathe,” my white acquaintance told me from under her plastic face shield, “in a mask.” I, a white woman, was on campus for...

BLM protests and UMKC’s response: enough for students?

While students were away this summer, there was a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement after the death of George Floyd by police...

Burning Sands A Call to Action Against Hazing

Burning Sands, directed by Gerard McMurray, addresses the hazing traditions in a black, Greek fraternity and the myriad of issues that come with it....

At Anatomy of the Wound Exhibit, Art Heals

A coworker put a real gunshot through a fabric heart for UMKC professor Tammy Welchert’s piece at the Common Threads: Anatomy of the Wound...

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UMKC students share advice with peers

As the semester nears to a close, some UMKC students have shared advice and words of encouragement to fellow students during a year that...