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Humanities Happenings 11/11-11/12

A rich array of humanities program awaits you this weekend in Kansas. Which one will you choose? North Newton: When Freedom Changed America One hundred years separate the Emancipation Proclamation (1863) and the March on Washington (1963). Both movements were … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Darren Canady and Madison Wallace

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark supreme court case that desegregated public schools. Darren Canady and Madison Wallace compare their high school experiences … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Linda Jeffrey and Randolph Jeffrey

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Randolph Jeffrey interviews his sister Linda about her educational experience … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Christel Marquardt and Joel Marquardt

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Joel Marquardt shares his experiences attending Topeka High and his … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Maxine and Melvin Patterson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Maxine Patterson interviews Melvin Patterson about their experiences attending the … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Adrian Pearson and Donna Rae Pearson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Adrian Pearson talks with his mother Donna Rae Pearson about … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Duane Pomeroy and Janel Johnson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Duane Pomeroy, former USD 501 school board member, interviews Janel … Read full article »

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A Law’s Legacy

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Legacy of an American Indian Civil Rights Law” by Brice Obermeyer. Many museums across the United States have human remains, funeral objects, … Read full article »

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At the Center of It All

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “American Civil Rights from Hiawatha to Topeka” by Shawn Leigh Alexander. Kansas has a unique history at the center of the … Read full article »

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