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Visit with vendors for Fort Leavenworth Post Activities, Information and Registration Day — better known as PAIR Day — from 10-2 p.m. at Harney Sports Complex. Come out for... details>>
David Baumgartner will present his speech, “Old Stories of Westport”.
Mr. Baumgartner will be sharing three stories: Wild Bill and the Baseball Game; Westport Windwagon;... details>>
Gary Kremer will be discussing his new book, Race and Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri. Kremer, Director of State Historical Society of Missouri, has... details>>
In 1863, on the cusp of one of the most remarkable battlefield victories in American military history, Gen. Robert E. Lee rode to Chancellorsville, Virginia, amid the cheers... details>>
Get ready for baseball season with a fun event celebrating baseball history! You may have heard of the Kansas City Monarchs, one of the most revered teams of the Negro... details>>
3/1/2013 9:00:00 AM | Kansas City, MO
The Long March: America's Enduring Struggle for Civil Rights
This year’s symposium examines the history and legacy of the American Civil Rights movement. At 9 a.m. Tufts University’s Leslie Brown examines the early years of civil rights activism. At 10 a.m. the University of South Carolina’s Patricia Sullivan explores the pivotal year 1963 and the March on Washington. A Kansas City Civil Rights Roundtable convenes at 11:30 a.m., and a panel discussion begins at 12:30 p.m.
Symposium workshops are ideal for teachers in grades K-12. Public is welcome....details >>