Black History Month

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KMBZ News Staff
February 22, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Negro Motorist Green Book provided listings across the US where black business was welcomed, helping African American travelers navigate a segregated 20th Century. The guidebook has served as an inspiration for Green Book , a based-on-real-life movie starring Mahershala Ali...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
Kansas City, MO - The name of Bruce R. Watkins is found across Kansas City - the stretch of Highway 71, the Bruce R. Watkins Heritage Center and Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel. "He was the first African-American elected to citywide office, City Council," said his son, Bruce R. Watkins Jr. "Before...
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