December 7, 2018

Historical Marker Unveiled For Levi Harrington, Lynched April 3, 1882

Following a ceremony, Reconciliation through Remembrance, which included music, the reading of a proclamation issued by Kansas City, MO., Mayor Sly James declaring Dec. 1, 2018, Levi Harrington Day, a…

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December 5, 2018

Kansas City memorial is first to honor a Missouri lynching victim

The Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, the Missouri Conference of the NAACP, Missouri Faith Voices, Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and the Equal Justice Initiative teamed…

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December 5, 2018

Kansas City memorial is first to honor a Missouri lynching victim

Harrington’s lynching was remembered Saturday, with the placement of a memorial marker in West Terrace Park overlooking the West Bottoms in Kansas City. He is the first Missouri lynching victim…

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November 30, 2018

Missouri Bishops sign letter calling for racial reconciliation

The four Missouri Catholic bishops and the Missouri Catholic Conference sent out a letter in support of racial reconciliation and a historical marker to acknowledge a Kansas City lynching. The…

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November 30, 2018

Kansas City Erects First Memorial To Remember A Victim Of Lynching

Harrington’s lynching will be remembered in a ceremony Saturday with the placement of a memorial marker in West Terrace Park overlooking the West Bottoms. He will be the first Missouri…

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November 26, 2018

Hill eyes retirement, as ministry continues

In time, the moderates founded a new organization known as the Baptist General Convention of Missouri (also known as Churchnet). After the new convention’s first director retired, Hill served one…

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November 22, 2018

Tell legislators to respect the people’s vote to clean up politics

Former Sen. John Danforth supported Amendment 1’s requirements for more fairness and competitiveness in redistricting after advocating for similar policy at the federal level. He joined the late Sen. John…

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