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The OJ Simpson Saga Was a Unique American Moment,Three Decades Later, We’re Still Wondering What It Means

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog’s plaintive wail. A courtroom couplet-turned-cultural catchphrase about gloves. A judge and attorneys who became media darlings and villains. A slightly bewildered houseguest elevated, briefly, into a slightly bewildered celebrity. Troubling questions about race that echo still. The beginning of the Kardashian dynasty. An epic slow-motion highway chase. And, lest we forget, two people whose... READ MORE >

A Biased Test Kept Thousands of Black People From Getting a Kidney Transplant. It’s Finally Changing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jazmin Evans had been waiting for a new kidney for four years when her hospital revealed shocking news: She should have been put on the transplant list in 2015 instead of 2019 — and a racially biased organ test was to blame. As upsetting as that notification was, it also was part of an unprecedented move to... READ MORE >

KC Friends of Alvin Ailey To Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary With the Return of Ailey II

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) will bring two celebrations to Kansas City as they commemorate their 40th anniversary and present the modern dance company from New York City, Ailey II, which marks its 50th anniversary, in three exciting performances at the Folly Theater on April 19-20, 2024. There will be two public performances: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April... READ MORE >

THE SAGA ANTICIPATED 21ST CENTURY MEDIA

In an era when the internet as we know it was still being born, when “platform” was still just a place to board a train, Simpson was a unique breed of celebrity. He was truly transmedia, a harbinger of the digital age — a walking, talking crossover story for multiple audiences. He was sports — the very pinnacle of football... READ MORE >

Monday Niters Fully Support Local And National Women

Everybody in town knows Coach Jerry Price. He coached at several Kansas City High schools, like Van Horn and of course, Lincoln College Prep. Though that was back in the 80s and 90s, Jerry still is vigil and highly committed to what happens in women’s sports. That’s because he was one of the first Kansas City males, to “coach” female,... READ MORE >

Changing of the Guard: Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and the Rise Of Women’s Basketball, Women’s Sports

We are in a time unlike any other. Women’s sports have seen a rise in coverage, and people are paying more attention in the last five years. I’m not proud to say this, but I’ve never been as plugged into a women’s college basketball season more than I was this year. It speaks to how far the game has come.... READ MORE >

Kansas City, Now is the Time To Jump on the Royals’ Bandwagon

Kansas City, now is the time. This is your first warning to jump on the bandwagon now. Ladies and gentlemen, the team you have longed for since 2015 is finally here. This Royals team is different than what you’ve experienced lately. I know you’ve been burned before, and it’s hard to trust again. Plenty of fans have dealt with scar... READ MORE >

Chole Ardelia Wofford

Born February 1931 - 2019, 1931 - known as Toni Morrison. was an American novelist and editor. Her first book was Her first novel, The Blue Eye, was published in 1970. The critically acclaimed Song of Solomon 1977 brought her national attention and won the National Book Critics Award. In 1988, Morrison won the Pulitzer Price for Beloved (1987): she... READ MORE >

Spike Lee

Sheldon Jackson “Spike Lee” (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer screenwriter, actor and author. His work has continually explored race relations, issues within the black community, the role of the media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues. Lee, has won numerous accolades for his work, including an Academy. Award, two Primetime... READ MORE >

The Wisdom of the Crowd

April showers brought my people to fully flower this year. First, Kansas City’s sports and political oligarchs got the taste slapped out of their mouths for trying to hoodwink and bamboozle the people of Jackson County out of $2 Billion dollars. In a nutshell, they wanted to stretch the $.. sales tax by 40 years and two billion dollars to... READ MORE >