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1. "Black Capitalism" as Negro Hope "Black Capitalism" as Negro Hope April 30, 1968 Biographical article about Booker T. Washington and his statements from around the turn of the 20th century about "black capitalism" being re-popularized by the Richard Nixon administration in the late...

2. $1 Million Makes a Big Difference $1 Million Makes a Big Difference August 15, 2007 The Black Archives of Mid-America will have a new home at a former park maintenance building at 17th Street and Woodland Avenue. The building already houses the Full Employment Council, but needs structural...

3. '70 Slaying of Politician a Mob Hit? '70 Slaying of Politician a Mob Hit? October 31, 2010 Article about the re-opened Leon Jordan murder case that ties the murder to the Mafia. New evidence implicates a "low-profile mob associate known on the street as 'Shotgun Joe' [Joe Centimano]." Centimano...

4. 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post February/3/1975 Photo and biographical article about Margaret Bush Wilson, or Margaret Wilson, a 55-year-old black lawyer of Saint Louis "bec[oming] the first black woman elected board chairman of the National Association...

5. 'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History 'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History June/30/1975 File containing a photo, illustration, and biographical article about Albert Bly, "a former trooper and officer of the Tenth U. S. Cavalry" and a 57-year-old black military historian, residing at 2602...

6. 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned June 7, 2010 Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....

7. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' January 2, 2006 Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

8. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

9. 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever April 2, 2000 Biographical article about Kansas City jazz singer Myra Taylor, a black woman starting out in 1930s night clubs and going on to USO and other overseas tours starting in World War II, with photos.

10. 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart July 29, 1975 Biographical article with photo about Mrs. Willa Carter, 78-year-old matriarch of a large adopted family of over 100 foster children in Kansas City. The story is told of her long process of adopting starting...

11. 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) January/6/1972 Short description of Washington Dale, referred to as the oldest Missourian at 109 years old, living in Clay County in 1821 and in Kansas City during the Civil War emancipation.

12. 'Overjoyed' At Being An Exile 'Overjoyed' At Being An Exile October 21, 2004 Steve Penn's "Commentary" feature column provides information about Pete O'Neal and his communicating by speaker phone from Tanzania, Africa to a group gathered at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center...

13. 'Peanut' Still Pitching 'Peanut' Still Pitching August 18, 2010 The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...

14. 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies June/2/2000 File containing a photo and obituary for Johnnie Taylor, "a soul singer whose crossover appeal gave him his biggest hit in the disco era." Born in Arkansas about 1938 and raised in Kansas City before becoming...

15. 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court July 3, 2005 Article featuring Marland ''Showboat'' Buckner who played basketball with the Colored Ghosts and Harlem Clowns in the 1940s and '50s. Buckner graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945.

16. 'Showy' General Blamed in Massacre 'Showy' General Blamed in Massacre September 28, 1963 Article about the surprise raid by William Quantrill's guerrillas on Major General James Blunt and his black troops at Baxter Springs, Kansas.

17. 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes September 15, 1950 Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...

18. 1,000 Negro Citizens Proud of Their Clean, Attractive City; Race Relations Good 1,000 Negro Citizens Proud of Their Clean, Attractive City; Race Relations Good Photos and article about the business and social conditions in the town of Chanute, Kansas, located "approximately midway between Kansas City, Mo. and Tulsa, Okla." Profiled are "three major business enterprises...

19. 12th Street Poised for Big Things 12th Street Poised for Big Things March 2, 2006 Article about Ollie Gates' plans to revitalize the area around 12th and the Paseo. His vision includes restoring William T. Fitzgerald Memorial Fountain, erect a memorial to African American soliders and...

20. 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way April 11-April 17, 1975 News article about a church membership drive associated with a local NAACP contest.