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Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

New Library to Honor Wichita Trailblazer, Jay-Z’s Legal Team Suing KCKPD and more...



Late Civil Rights Leader Ron Walters Honored In His Hometown With New Branch Library

KMUW | NPR for Wichita | By Carla Eckels

Even though Ron Walters' career took him around the country and around the world, his hometown of Wichita has not forgotten him. Read more

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Jay Z’s Team Roc Files Lawsuit Against KCKPD

The Community Voice

Rapper Jay Z’s social justice philanthropic group Team Roc filed a lawsuit Sept. 20 in the Wyandotte County District Court against the Kans… Read more


HBCU Walking Billboard Working to Increase HBCU Attendance, Awareness

Jazzlyn Johnson, The Community Voice

When Shanelle Smith taught English to 8th graders at University Academy in Kansas City, MO, most of her students did not know much about Hi… Read more


City Council to Vote on Increased Punishments for Illegal Street Racing Activity

Malcolm Carter-RFA

Wichita City Council will consider a new ordinance during Tuesday's meeting to further prohibit street racing exhibitions and set harsher p… Read more


Missouri Lawmakers Bucked National Trend by Establishing Police ‘Bill of Rights’

Orli Sheffey and William H. Freivogel, Missouri Independent

On the final day of the 2021 legislative session in May, Missouri lawmakers passed a “law enforcement bill of rights” that gives officers s… Read more