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1. A New Sportsman's Friend A New Sportsman's Friend June 14, 2007 In Steve Penn's "Commentary" column he features Wayne Hubbard of Kansas City, Kansas. Hubbard is host to a TV show called "Urban American Outdoors" shown in this area on the Metro Sports Channel. It has...

2. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

3. Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy June 23, 2011 Restoration on Buck O'Neil's two-story home at 3049 E. 32nd Street is underway by the Bethel AME Church and the Friends of the Buck O'Neil Historic Preservation Foundation. The house has deteriorated some...

4. Former State Lawmaker Phillip Curls Dies at 65 Former State Lawmaker Phillip Curls Dies at 65 May 5, 2007 Phillips B. Curls, Sr. died May 4, 2007. Curls served 11 years in the Missouri House before being elected to the Senate and 8 years as president of Freedom Inc. Article includes other biographical information....

5. Jeremiah Cameron Salute is Well-Timed Jeremiah Cameron Salute is Well-Timed May 3, 2007 Local African American educator Jeremiah Cameron is to have park land named after him. Dr. Jeremiah Cameron Park is located at 43rd Street and Broadway. Dr. Cameron, at age 87, plans to be on hand when...

6. Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel June 3, 2008 "If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...

7. New Jazz Museum Director Is Eager to Begin Job New Jazz Museum Director Is Eager to Begin Job June 16, 2007 Gregory A. Carroll, outgoing director of education for the International Association for Jazz Education, has been hired as the next CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Article provides some background on...

8. Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks October 23, 1984 Article about plans for a "proposed museum that would pay tribute to blacks who had significant impact on Kansas City." The plans are described as tentatively combining a museum with a "Spirit of Freedom...

9. Quindaro's History Has Strong Advocate Quindaro's History Has Strong Advocate October 12, 2010 Article about Jesse Hope and the Old Quindaro Museum & Information Center. The museum is housed in the former home of John A. Walker at 3432 N. 29th in Kansas City, Kansas.

10. This Family Celebrates 60 Years of Radio This Family Celebrates 60 Years of Radio August 31, 2010 Article profiles KPRS-FM, the oldest African American continually owned radio station in the United States. It was founded in 1950 by Andrew "Skip" Carter after he acquired a a radio transmitter from former...

11. Time to Regain Group's Glory Time to Regain Group's Glory May 24, 2007 The "Commentary" column of Steve Penn features local African American political group Freedom, Inc. State Representative Craig Bland has recently been elected president of the group. In the column, Bland's...