More than 100 people gathered today (Thursday) to honor the memory of four-year-old Legend Taliferro shot in his bed early on the morning of June 29, 2020. Legend was sleeping in his bed in the Citadel Apartments when he was shot at approximately 2:30 a.m. Monday. He was shot in the face. This was…
U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver and Missouri State Representative Barbara Washington (left) join Kansas State Representative Susan Ruiz (pictured center) to support DACA recipients. Each addressed the crowd at the rally held last week.   To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital…
Some of the Town Hall Meeting panelists along with members of the Johnson County NAACP.   To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. https://etypeservices.com/Kansas%20City%20GlobeID623/
Responding to protests throughout the nation following the brutal murder by a white Minneapolis police officer of unarmed black man, George Floyd that was documented in video footage of the incident as it occurred last month, city, county and state officials are moving quickly to meet demands for…
RideKC was at high ridership transit centers and bus stops Tuesday, June 30, providing riders with thousands of free reusable cotton masks. Under the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s new order, face coverings are required on RideKC buses and on KC Streetcar. RideKC staff were at the following locations…
Mayor Ponders Requiring Wearing Masks in Buildings
The three white men accused in the February 23 shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, a black man as he jogged down a neighborhood outside Brunswick, Ga. were indicted Wednesday by a grand jury, a district attorney said. Glynn County’s Grand Jury has indicted Travis McMichael, his father, Greg…
The Jazz District Renaissance Corporation will host a Community Celebration on Friday, July 3 at 9:30, featuring a safe fireworks show, even during the coronavirus pandemic. While other communities have cancelled their fireworks display, we wanted to provide a bit of relief and pleasure by lighting…
A Jackson County grand jury earlier this week indicted a Kansas City police officer in the fatal shooting of Cameron Lamb on Dec. 3, 2019 at his residence in the 4100 block of College Avenue. The grand jury’s indictment, signed by the foreperson, charges officer Eric DeValkenaere with Involuntary…
NASA.com--NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. Jackson started her NASA career in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of the agency…