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1. A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood Autumn 2003 An exhibit in Jefferson City, Missouri, during Black History Month, 2003, featured the community of Leeds, home to a group of African Americans in the Kansas City area. The author details the exhibit as...

2. Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Autumn 2005 Although the grammar schools of Kansas City, Kansas, were completely segregated by 1890, the same state law that permitted this practice in cities with more than fifteen thousand residents specifically...

3. Harry Truman's Hat Tip at ''The Top Hat'' Changed My Life Harry Truman's Hat Tip at ''The Top Hat'' Changed My Life Autumn 2005 Autobiographical article by JoeLouis Mattox. He met Harry Truman when 16 years old while working at the Caruthersville, Missouri cafe called "The Top Hat". Truman encouraged him to go to Lincoln University...

4. Kansas Literature and Race Kansas Literature and Race Autumn 2013 An overview of how race has been expressed in literature and poetry by Kansans. The author discusses how issues of segregation, class, poverty, social justice, and integration in Kansas have been portrayed...

5. Taking Steps To Record Steptoe, Westport's Vanishing African American Neighborhood Taking Steps To Record Steptoe, Westport's Vanishing African American Neighborhood Autumn 2004 The African American community of Steptoe was located in Westport, Missouri. This article explores the name of the community and its growth after the Civil War. "The tiny hamlet in Westport known as Steptoe...

6. The Hard Kind of Courage The Hard Kind of Courage Autumn 2013 A discussion on the creative works of Langston Hughes, Gordon Parks, and Frank Marshall Davis. All three grew up in Kansas and “emerged to represent arguably the best aesthetic production of this state.”...

7. Truth in Black Ink: How Lucile Bluford Heard the Call and Penned Her Way Towards Black Feminist Activism Truth in Black Ink: How Lucile Bluford Heard the Call and Penned Her Way Towards Black Feminist Activism Autumn 2006 This article compares local African American journalist Lucile Bluford with Ida B. Wells-Barnett, an earlier African American woman writer and activist from Memphis, Tennessee and later Chicago, Illinois....