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Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from... details>>
A moderated conversation with Dr. Spencer Crew and Dr. Matthew Pinsker. The Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture Series is named for Spencer Cave, who was born a slave at... details>>
Glenn North, discusses passages from his recently published City of Song. The poetry collection celebrates the KC jazz tradition and the African-American experience, and... 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 >>