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Kansas City residents speak out against changing street names to honor MLK

Kansas City residents have once again pushed back against efforts to rename streets in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Civil rights advocates, including...

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...

“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,”...

Michael Eric Dyson to deliver MLK keynote at UMKC

To commemce Black History Month, UMKC is welcoming columnist, radio host and author, Michael Eric Dyson, Ph.D. Dyson is listed as one of Ebony magazine’s...

KC History: MLK assassination prompted local riots

“Violence erupted for the second straight night on Kansas City’s East Side last night, turning a large part of the area into a battleground...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remembered

The birthday observance for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) was Monday, Jan. 16. On that day, the Kansas City Art Institute hosted...

Dr. King had a dream

In light of last week’s holiday, the College Democrats and the Jobs Now! Coalition, among others, sponsored an event called “Jobs Now! MLK’s Dream...

The life and times of MLK

Born Michael Luther King, Jr. (MLK), this 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner earned more than just diplomas and awards. He also earned a federal...

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