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Why the Internet is the New Civil Rights Frontier for Black and Hispanic Communities

The internet has become an essential part of our lives, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We rely on it for education, health, work, entertainment, and social connection. But not everyone has equal access to the internet or the opportunities it offers. According to the Pew Research Center, only 66% of Black households and 61% of

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“Interview With Lonnie McFadden Part legendary Duo In The Kansas City jazz Scene

“Ronald and Lonnie, known as the McFadden Brothers, are iconic figures in the Kansas City jazz scene. With a career spanning nearly six decades, they have showcased their talents as dancers, singers, and instrumentalists. Raised in the heart of Kansas City’s vibrant jazz culture, they were tutored in tap dancing by their father, the renowned

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Interview with Kansas City Filmmaker and Colleague Emiel Cleaver

Emiel Cleaver is a respected filmmaker and musical artist based in Kansas City, Missouri. He has used his video production skills to educate and enlighten by casting a light on Kansas City’s rich, yet complex, Black history. His work includes critically acclaimed documentaries on the Black political organization, Freedom Incorporated, as well as on Bruce

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