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  •   Actress, singer, dancer and now author Jenifer Lewis is the Mother of Black Hollywood! The book of the same title is a page turner as she reveals her life. From belting out gospel at her church in Kinloch, Missouri, to her search for stardom, to her addiction to men, and the discovery of

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    Tomorrow is an important midterm election. With candidates, proposals and other issues on the ballot, it’s crucial to not only cast a vote but to protect it. The ACLU of Kansas Election Protection program is a nonpartisan effort led to defend every eligible citizen’s right to participate in

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    4 days until what is being dubbed the most important midterm election of our lifetime. Although the issues are serious, take some time today to have fun and get informed at the Starts in the Heart Happy Hour, sponsored by Shirley's Kitchen Cabinet. Named after the first the first black woman

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    The term ‘racial equity’ has been a hot topic locally. Most recently, the Lee’s Summit school district dropped plans to hire an outside firm to train staff in cultural and racial equity. A report revealed Lee’s Summit’s black students performed around 84 points below white students in

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    “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” Mark 12:31 It took me a minute to write this. It’s been on my mind as recently I was convicted of a behavior that I hadn’t realized was sin. Self -loathing. Let me explain. I like me. In fact, I love me--better than I ever have.

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    The countdown to midterms is on. We are officially close to a month away  -- and we need to know who wants to represent us. Us. Women. And Women of color. When black women vote, we change the outcome of elections, thus impacting policies. That is why it is imperative that we take

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