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Job Discrimination (12)
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Roger Moore (1)
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1976-06-23 (1)
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ca 1930 - 1940 (1)
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1. An Interview With Augustus Moore An Interview With Augustus Moore 1976-06-23 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June 23, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

2. Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization March 23, 1978 News article about the formation of "a new employee organization for blacks only" by local African American firemen. The union was called the International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters...

3. Black Leaders Discount Quota Reversal Black Leaders Discount Quota Reversal February 5, 1984 News article about the "downplaying" by Kansas City black leaders of "the effect of the recent reversal of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on the use of racial quotas to remedy discrimination." The...

4. Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry February 21-February 28, 1986 Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...

5. Building with Care Building with Care August//1992 Photo and biographical article about Becky Cotton Zahner, or Becky Zahner, an 35-year-old architect and "head of the Kansas City office of Mackey Mitchell Associates; designer of a host of impressive structures...

6. Dr. Ralph Bunche Praises UPWE-CIO; 'Equal Rights' Booklet Is Published Dr. Ralph Bunche Praises UPWE-CIO; 'Equal Rights' Booklet Is Published November 1, 1952 News article about a public congratulation of an anti-discriminatory policy of "the United Packinghouse Workers of America, CIO" (or UPWA-CIO) labor union by Ralph Bunche, "famed United Nations mediator...

7. Good Samaritan Project Accused of Employment Discrimination Good Samaritan Project Accused of Employment Discrimination May/13-19/1999 Describes the controversy surrounding the release of two employees of the AIDS service organization.

8. KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road February 8, 1986 Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...

9. Non-Traditional Jobs for Women: Marcella Womack Speaks Non-Traditional Jobs for Women: Marcella Womack Speaks Summer//1976 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Marcella Womack, "director of the Rockhurst Women's Center for Non-Traditional Careers" and former International Women's Year Director of Greater Kansas...

10. Social, Economic and Employment Status Social, Economic and Employment Status ca. 1930 - 1940 File contains materials on the status of African Americans in society, ca. 1930-1940. It includes portions of government documents, a study - The Economic Status of the Negro - prepared at the suggestion...

11. Take a Trillion $ and Put it to Good Use Take a Trillion $ and Put it to Good Use July 1, 2006 The Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity is a group of churches and agencies that have banned together to work for "racial and economic equity". The Jericho table identifies issues and programs...

12. The Challenges of the Great Depression, 1930-1939 The Challenges of the Great Depression, 1930-1939 2006 Chapter of book describes how the Great Depression was particularly difficult for African American wage earners. As good jobs became more scarce, black workers were bumped out by white ones. Chapter also...