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41. A Burden and a Privilege A Burden and a Privilege January//1994 Photos and biographical article about Louis Smith, 50-year-old president of "AlliedSignal's [formerly Bendix Aerospace] Kansas City division" since about 1990 and "the highest-ranking executive of African-American...

42. A Chronicle of Freedom A Chronicle of Freedom February 19, 2012 In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...

43. A Church for the Ages A Church for the Ages September 9, 2013 October 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Second Baptist Church, "believed to be one of the two oldest black churches in Kansas City." The congregation was first established in 1863 by slaves and...

44. A City Awakened: The Kansas City Race Riot of 1968 A City Awakened: The Kansas City Race Riot of 1968 Winter 1999-2000 Article about the race riot in Kansas City touched off by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

45. A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century September/14/1997 Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.

46. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

47. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the chapter which tells about "race men" and "race women" of the 1920s and how they advanced awareness in Kansas City of the existing color lines. Mentioned are L. Amassa Knox, D. A. Holmes,...

48. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 Dr. William J. Thompkins was named an assistant health commissioner in the city's Department of Hygiene and Communicable Diseases in 1927 during the city's Democratic administration. He had earlier in...

49. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

50. A Cut Above A Cut Above November/9/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about James Anderson, 38-year-old winner of a Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City award as owner of his own James Place restaurant and adjacent...

51. A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood Autumn 2003 An exhibit in Jefferson City, Missouri, during Black History Month, 2003, featured the community of Leeds, home to a group of African Americans in the Kansas City area. The author details the exhibit as...

52. A Defense of Missouri A Defense of Missouri March/4/1909 Letter to the editor by Champ Clark, federal representative from Missouri, regarding the Missouri state government's laws and the state's following of federal laws, especially those dealing with disenfranchisement...

53. A Father's Day to Remember A Father's Day to Remember June 17-23, 2011 Article reports that Rev. Joe Haskins received his Purple Heart after waiting 58 years. Haskins fought in the Korean War and has tried to get the award from every president since 1956. Under President...

54. A Fighter for Inclusiveness A Fighter for Inclusiveness December 11, 2007 Profile article about Charlie Harris, Jr., Missouri Bar's new president. "Harris, with the law firm of Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt, is now the first African-American president of the Missouri...

55. A Giant Is Returned to the Earth A Giant Is Returned to the Earth June 13, 1982 Photos and article about the funeral for Satchel Paige, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team dying in 1982. Description of his battles with...

56. A Gold Mine A Gold Mine January 15-21, 2004 Article describes a local civil rights tour proposed by Kansas Citian Anita Dixon. The tour includes a stop at the Green Duck Lounge, where African American activist, and founder of Freedom Incorporated,...

57. A Great Loss for Kansas A Great Loss for Kansas March 8, 2006 Article featuring Gordon Parks and his accomplishments. He died March 7, 2006. Included is a timeline of events in his life and an excerpt of his poem ''A Sign by the Road.'' Parks received the University...

58. A Guide to Negro Periodical Literature (Subject and Author) A Guide to Negro Periodical Literature (Subject and Author) February-September//1941-1946

59. A History of Services to Black People by the Kansas City, Missouri, Public Library A History of Services to Black People by the Kansas City, Missouri, Public Library April//1978 Three centuries of injustice have brought about deep-seated structural distortions in the life of the black American. ..Library service of a relevant nature may be one way of setting these distortiona...

60. A Horrible Blot on the Name of Kansas A Horrible Blot on the Name of Kansas November//1955 Article about the history of anti-slavery tradition in Kansas and an exceptional event occurring to the author's black friend, resulting in his death by burning in "one of the larger cities in Kansas."...