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1. Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies December 24, 2000 Photo and obituary article about Florynce Rae Kennedy, or Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000), a female African American lawyer and "a Kansas City native who fought for civil rights and feminism with trademark...

2. Activist Madeline Wrobley Dies at 74 Activist Madeline Wrobley Dies at 74 June 15, 2013 Obituary for Madeline Wrobley, described as an important leader in Kansas City politics and civic leadership. Wrobley once led both the Kansas City League of Women Voters as well as the local chapter of...

3. Activist of the Year Activist of the Year January//1990 Article contains brief description of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Crime founded by Alvin Brooks, director of Kansas City's Human Relations Department.

4. AIDS Research Consortium Is Closing after 11 Years: Fewer Patients Have Sought to Test Experimental AIDS Research Consortium Is Closing after 11 Years: Fewer Patients Have Sought to Test Experimental Therapies April 19, 2000 Article about the closing of "the Kansas City AIDS Research Consortium" in 2000 after opening in 1989, a "nonprofit organization, which brought to Kansas City promising therapies such as protease inhibitors...

5. Always a Helping Hand Always a Helping Hand December 31, 2010 Article describes minister and activist Sam Mann, who served 40 years as the preacher for St. Mark Union church, “a black church on Kansas City’s East Side.” Mann retired from the St. Mark Children...

6. An Angry Advocate An Angry Advocate May 28, 1988 Biographical article about Julia Hill, "long a leader in local civil rights campaigns" and a 65-year-old (in 1988) prominent member of the Kansas City school board. The article discusses Hill's involvements...

7. At Age 101-Plus, He's Been a Campaigner All His Life At Age 101-Plus, He’s Been a Campaigner All His Life December 10, 2013 Profile on Sam Montague, Kansas City promoter, fundraiser, and civic activist. Among his many projects, Montague worked to pass bonds funding KCI and Truman Medical Center, proposed the “City of Fountains”...

8. Biography of Agapito Mendoza (1946-2003), Educator and Activist Biography of Agapito Mendoza (1946-2003), Educator and Activist 2009

9. Biography of Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), Civil Rights Activist Biography of Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), Civil Rights Activist 1999

10. Biography of Florynce R. Kennedy (1916-2000), Activist Biography of Florynce R. Kennedy (1916-2000), Activist 2003

11. Biography of Governor Andrew H. Reeder Biography of Governor Andrew H. Reeder //1886 Biographical article about Andrew Horatio Reeder, or Andrew Reeder (1807-1864), "first Governor of Kansas Territory" and a native of Pennsylvania partly known for his hiding out in Kansas City from pro-slavery...

12. Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist 2009

13. Biography of Jeremiah Cameron (1919-2008), Teacher Biography of Jeremiah Cameron (1919-2008), Teacher 2009

14. Biography of Joseph (1934-1978) and Patricia (1936-1996) Shaughnessy, Community Activists Biography of Joseph (1934-1978) and Patricia (1936-1996) Shaughnessy, Community Activists 2003

15. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. 1999

16. Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers 2009;

17. Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights 2009

18. Biography of Saturnino Alvarado (1883-1955), Civil Rights Activist Biography of Saturnino Alvarado (1883-1955), Civil Rights Activist 2009

19. Biography of Yvonne Vazquez Rangel (1966-2009), Education Advocate Biography of Yvonne Vazquez Rangel (1966-2009), Education Advocate 2009

20. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...