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A History of Kansas City Women Making History – Fall 2013

Dr. Mary Ann Wynkoop, noted scholar on American Studies, women’s history, post-World War II history, the Civil Rights Movement, and film history, will be teaching “A History of Kansas City Women Making History” for the fall 2013 semester.  Dr. Wynkoop is retired from UMKC, where she was an assistant professor in the Department of History […]

Women of Color Leadership Conference Presents “A Night of Poetry”

“A Night of Poetry” featuring Azure Antoinette poet, spoken word artist, photographer, youth and arts advocate Antoinette  has been called “the Maya Angelou of the millennial generation.”   She was included in Forbes’s 100 Most Powerful Women in the World issue in 2012 and was featured in a special section titled “Women Helping Women.”   She has […]

The Vagina Monologues!

On Prostitution

By Kristi Holsinger The media request came to a few of the faculty in the Criminal Justice and Criminology department at UMKC.  They were looking for an expert to interview about “why prostitutes are easier targets for serial killers than people who work ‘regular’ jobs?” Although I have learned a great deal about prostitution over […]