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1. Black and Educated Black and Educated February 10-16, 2012 First article in a series focusing on African-American education. Article discusses the Banneker School, opened in 1885, and located at 8th and West streets in Parkville, Missouri. The community of Parkville,...

2. Board Approves K-8 System Board Approves K-8 System April 27-May 3, 2007 The Kansas City School Board by a 5-2 margin approved a reorganization plan which calls for all elementary schools to be pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade by 2009. Several African American School Board...

3. KCAI's New President Says Reshaping Institute's Identity a Top Priority KCAI's New President Says Reshaping Institute's Identity a Top Priority April 8-14, 2011 Article about Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, the newly appointed president of the Kansas City Art Institute. Her vision for the institute "is to help reshape the identity of KCAI in a way that will promote a stronger...

4. Lincoln High Building Makes National Register of Historic Buildings Lincoln High Building Makes National Register of Historic Buildings January 31-February 6, 2014 Article announces that the Lincoln High School building at 2111 Woodland Avenue has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. A brief history of the school beginning at its establishment...

5. The Melting Pot: 'Brown' Decision on Education The Melting Pot: 'Brown' Decision on Education August 10-16, 2007 The third in a series of articles discussing the effects of integration on black America. This installment focuses on desegregation in Kansas City following the Brown v. Board of Education ruling and its...

6. The Melting Pot: Neighborhoods Take on Different Flavor The Melting Pot: Neighborhoods Take on Different Flavor August 17-13, 2007 The fourth in a series of articles discussing the effects of integration on black America. This installment focuses on black neighborhoods in Kansas City from the 1920s through the 1960s--especially those...