Emily Brown runs a non-profit in the Kansas City area. She is a black woman who wears her hair naturally. In 2016, she was invited to speak at a national conference, but one of the board members pulled her aside. “You know, I think you’re smart,” Brown told the story recently on KCUR’s Central Standard. “But … More Could This State Be The Next To Ban Discrimination Against Workers For Black Hairstyles?
The community around Quindaro Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas, is mostly black. But Our Lady And St. Rose Catholic Church, at 5th and Quindaro, attracts a diverse mix congregants, often thought of as a rarity at Sunday morning services around the country. “It’s been what our mission statement says, it’s been a faith-filled, diverse, family … More At This Historic Church, Diversity Is A Matter Of Faith
Recent discussions about protecting LGBTQ residents from discrimination in Prairie Village and Mission, Kansas, recall a similar, highly controversial effort a few years ago in Roeland Park — and a quiet development in Wyandotte County earlier this year. “If I worked in Prairie Village I could be fired for being gay. I’m married to my wife, but if I … More Why more cities in Kansas are talking about protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination
Stilwell, Kansas, is an unlikely place to find a Muslim Quran reciter who has over a million followers each on both Instagramand Facebook. But for now, that’s where you can find Fatih Seferagic. When Seferagic was just four years old, his family fled war-torn Bosnia. He eventually ended up in Houston, Texas, when he was 14 years … More True Love And A Love Of The Quran Brings Instagram Sensation To Stilwell, Kansas