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1. 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies August 23, 2010 Article about John M. Swomley who died August 16, 2010, at the age of 95. Swomley was a professor of Christian ethics at Saint Paul School of Theology from 1960 to 1984. He was a pacifist and a close associate...

2. A Civil Rights Champion Steps Down A Civil Rights Champion Steps Down January 2, 2013 Article announces that Kansas City civil rights pioneer Julia Hill has stepped down as an executive board member of the local branch of the NAACP. Hill served as the organization's president from 1971...

3. Alvin Sykes Sets the Record Straight Alvin Sykes Sets the Record Straight January 17-23, 2014 Interview with Kansas City-based civil rights activist Alvin Sykes. Sykes' career as an activist is discussed. His background and the factors that drove him to make activism his life's work are also summarized....

4. 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

5. Biography of Ilus W. Davis (1917-1996), 48th Mayor of Kansas City Biography of Ilus W. Davis (1917-1996), 48th Mayor of Kansas City 1999

6. Biography of Roy Wilkins (1901-1981), Journalist and Civil Rights Leader Biography of Roy Wilkins (1901-1981), Journalist and Civil Rights Leader 2003

7. Case Closed Case Closed June 21, 2011 The Kansas City Police reopened the murder case of Leon Jordan and have identified his killer as James "Doc" Dearborn. Jordan, a former police officer and one of the founders of Freedom, Inc., was gunned...

8. Leon Jordan Murder Case Solved, Or Is It? Leon Jordan Murder Case Solved, Or Is It? June 24-30, 2011 "On Monday, June 20, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced that the case was closed and named James 'Doc' Dearborn as the mastermind behind the assasination of Jordan." This article discusses...

9. National Report: Kansas City Rights Leaders Praise Court's Decision National Report: Kansas City Rights Leaders Praise Court's Decision May/7/1990 Article about "Civil Rights leaders voic[ing] satisfaction recently over a Supreme Court ruling upholding the right of Federal judges to make local officials raise taxes to remedy racial segregation problems...

10. SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid 1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990) James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...

11. Trailblazers: A Celebration of the Human Spirit Trailblazers: A Celebration of the Human Spirit 2004 This educational video discusses ''desegregation of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1950s and 1960s, featuring interviews by local civil rights leaders [Dorothy Alexander, Dr. Julia Hill, Mamie Hughes,...

12. Unsolved Killing Echoes Civil Rights Era Unsolved Killing Echoes Civil Rights Era July 11, 2010 The murder of Leon Jordan is still an unsolved case 40 years after it occurred. Civil rights activist Alvin Sykes has asked the police department to re-open it, but both the police and the FBI say all...

13. Veteran Organizer Now Feels 'Blessed' Veteran Organizer Now Feels 'Blessed' March 28, 2009 Article profiles Fred Curls, "the last surviving founder of the black political club, Freedom Inc." on the occasion of his 90th birthday.