Black Lives Matter organizer Cori Bush defeated Rep. William Lacy Clay in Missouri’s Democratic primary Tuesday night,  halting a St. Louis political dynasty. Jason Rosenbaum, a political correspondent for St. Louis Public Radio, called Bush’s victory “one of the most significant  moments in the…
Hy-Vee, Inc. on Wednesday, July 22 announced that it has donated $50,000 to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in Kansas City, Missouri. The donation is part of Hy-Vee’s $1 million and one million volunteer-hour commitment to organizations that support racial unity and equality. Hy-Vee has…
A white KCMO Councilman, Teresa Loar, apologized today (Thursday) to her council colleagues and specifically to Melissa Robinson, who is black, for racially insensitive remarks she made to Robinson during a City Council meeting last Thursday, July 23. Today’s apology comes after mounting pressure…
Councilwoman Teresa Loar apologizes to Councilwoman Melissa Robinson during the City Council session.     To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. https://etypeservices.com/Kansas%20City%20GlobeID623/
Fifty-three percent of voters throughout Missouri on Tuesday approved Amendment 2 which will now add Missouri to a growing list of states across the nation that are making Medicaid accessible to many more low-income residents. This provision was contained in the original Obama era Affordable Care…
Barbara Anne Washington (D-MO) watches as Gov. Mike Parson signs HB 1682 into law. Included in the bill is Washington’s bill recognizing July as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. https://etypeservices.com/Kansas%20City%…
Kansas City Election officials are yet to announce trending early voting estimates as traditional voters prepare for next week’s August 4 Primary. Voters will have to declare party affiliation before they are given a ballot, choosing Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, Green or Constitution; and…
Drew Holmes, senior vice president of Hy-Vee’s south region, and Kansas City-area Hy-Vee store directors present a check for $50,000 to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on Wednesday to help advance its mission in sharing the history of African American baseball. To read more please log in or…
The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who helped end segregation across the South and left an abiding imprint on U.S. history. Vivian, a close ally of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., was mourned by civil rights icons along with…
The life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis is being remembered as the nation mourns the death of the civil rights activist, political giant, and a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus who died July 17 from pancreatic cancer. He was 80. He fought for the voting rights of millions of…
KC Parks started something new this summer, PopUp Recreation 912, to help children have fun in our parks. PopUp Recreation 912 is a FREE program for children 9-12 years old from 9am-Noon, Monday-Friday. KC Parks Community Center staff provide crafts, snacks, games and many activities during PopUp…

A white KCMO Councilman, Teresa Loar, apologized today (Thursday) to her council colleagues and…
Councilwoman Teresa Loar apologizes to Councilwoman Melissa Robinson during the City Council …
Fifty-three percent of voters throughout Missouri on Tuesday approved Amendment 2 which will now…
Black Lives Matter organizer Cori Bush defeated Rep. William Lacy Clay in Missouri’s Democratic primary Tuesday night,  halting a St. Louis political dynasty.