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Consultants Recommend Temporarily Closing Kansas City’s American Jazz Museum | KCUR

Consultants hired by the Kansas City Council to assess the wellbeing of the American Jazz Museum on Monday recommended closing the museum temporarily. The
— Read on kcur.org/post/consultants-recommend-temporarily-closing-kansas-citys-american-jazz-museum

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76 – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal – Topeka, KS

Linda Brown, who as a little girl in Topeka was at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that ended school segregation in the United States, has died at age 76.Brown’s sister, Cheryl Brown Henderson, founding president of The Brown Foundation, confirmed the death. She said family will not comment on her sister’s death. Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel of Topeka will handle arrangements.Linda Brown’s father, Oliver Brown, became the lead plaintiff in the
— Read on www.cjonline.com/news/20180326/linda-brown-center-of-brown-v-board-case-dies-at-76

Tragic loss for Civil Rights. I would have liked to see this taught in schools.

11 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Kansas

Are you yearning to explore a few of the National Historic Landmarks that make this country so unique? Visit these 11 located right here in Kansas.
— Read on www.onlyinyourstate.com/kansas/ks-historical-landmarks/

Sunflower State Tours | Tri-County Cemetery Tour

What place are people dying to get into? What place holds the most secrets that only the living can tell? Cemeteries are one of the most fascinating places to visit. The stories that they hold number in the millions.

*Trip price includes lunch.*

This tour will b on Saturday, June 23. We will pickup at 10:00 am at Wyldwood Cellars Winery Outlet at 22936 Grapevine Road outside of Paxico, off of Exit #333 on Interstate 70. We will return you to your cars at the winery at 2:30 pm.

On this tour, you will visit 4 cemeteries in 3 counties. These will include Maple Hill, Uniontown, Louis Vieux, and Cholera cemeteries. Depending on the time, there might be holders of the stories telling us the lives of the ones no longer above ground.

We will stop for lunch at Fulmer’s Kansas Premium Meats and Eatery in Belvue, KS.

— Read on www.sunflowerstatetours.org/product-page/tri-county-cemetery-tour

Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg: ‘We’re children’

David Hogg is 17 and a survivor of one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history — and he’s letting lawmakers know he wants action.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/02/15/were-children-you-guys-adults-shooting-survivor-17-calls-out-lawmakers/341002002/

It’s sad that a teenager has to be a voice of reason and tell positions to work together. Politicians need to work together in the best interest of the people and not the lobby’s! I am in favor of voting career politicians and putting term limits in place at every level of government.

JFK Documents Open 

CNN released an article by Jeremy Diamond and Kevin Liptak about President Trump releasing many of the Kennedy files. Some of the documents will not be released as to not affect any current foreign relations and things like that.  They will not all be released at one time. The documents are to be reviewed by Historians and other experts based on national security. 

I am interested in seeing how foreign policy from the 1960’s could still affect relations today.