Neal Johnson (b. 1980) is a photographer and graphic designer. Born in Kansas City, Kansas but now lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville with …

Neal Johnson (b. 1980) is a photographer and graphic designer. Born in Kansas City, Kansas but now lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville with …

Learn about the Top Colleges and Universities in Kansas: Baker University

Learn about the Top Colleges and Universities in Kansas

List of Universities in Kansas, Map of Kansas Universities and ...

List of Universities in Kansas, Map of Kansas Universities and ...

Dorothy Vaughan, 1910 - 2008 Dorothy was born in 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri. Her family moved to West Virginia, where she attended Beechurst High School and graduated in 1925. Dorothy received a full scholarship to attend Wilberforce University in Ohio, where she graduated with a degree in maths in 1929. She was encouraged to pursue graduate studies but became a schoolteacher to help support her family during the Great Depression. In 1932 she married Howard Vaughan Jr. and the couple had…

Dorothy Vaughan, 1910 - 2008 Dorothy was born in 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri. Her family moved to West Virginia, where she attended Beechurst High School and graduated in 1925. Dorothy received a full scholarship to attend Wilberforce University in Ohio, where she graduated with a degree in maths in 1929. She was encouraged to pursue graduate studies but became a schoolteacher to help support her family during the Great Depression. In 1932 she married Howard Vaughan Jr. and the couple had…

May 26, 1885 Nora Douglas Holt, singer, composer and music critic, was born Lena Douglas in Kansas City, Kansas. Holt earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Western University in 1917 and her Master of Music degree from Chicago Musical College, the first Black American woman to earn a master’s degree in the United States, in 1918. http://thewright.org/explore/blog/entry/today-in-black-history-5262014

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May 26, 1885 Nora Douglas Holt, singer, composer and music critic, was born Lena Douglas in Kansas City, Kansas. Holt earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Western University in 1917 and her Master of Music degree from Chicago Musical College, the first Black American woman to earn a master’s degree in the United States, in 1918. http://thewright.org/explore/blog/entry/today-in-black-history-5262014

Sarah Rector--By the age of 10, she became the richest Black child in America. She received a land grant from the Creek Nation as part of reparations. Soon after, oil was discovered on her property. By 1912, the revenue from this oil was $371,000 per year (roughly $6.5 million today).   Despite various attempts to steal her land and fortune, Sarah resisted. She went on to attend Tuskegee University and eventually settled in Kansas City, Missouri where her mansion still stands.

Sarah Rector- One of the richest little girls in America in 1914

Sarah Rector--By the age of 10, she became the richest Black child in America. She received a land grant from the Creek Nation as part of reparations. Soon after, oil was discovered on her property. By 1912, the revenue from this oil was $371,000 per year (roughly $6.5 million today). Despite various attempts to steal her land and fortune, Sarah resisted. She went on to attend Tuskegee University and eventually settled in Kansas City, Missouri where her mansion still stands.

Perhaps one of the most powerful African-American men in the state of Missouri, Leon Jordan, served as a politician, police detective, and once a school teacher. Leon Jordan was born on May 5, 1905. He attended Lincoln High School in Kansas City, served in the U.S. Army, and graduated from Wilberfor...Perhaps one of the most powerful African-American men in the state of Missouri, Leon Jordan, served as a politician, police detective, and once a school teacher. Leon Jordan was born on May 5…

Perhaps one of the most powerful African-American men in the state of Missouri, Leon Jordan, served as a politician, police detective, and once a school teacher. Leon Jordan was born on May 5, 1905. He attended Lincoln High School in Kansas City, served in the U.S. Army, and graduated from Wilberfor...Perhaps one of the most powerful African-American men in the state of Missouri, Leon Jordan, served as a politician, police detective, and once a school teacher. Leon Jordan was born on May 5…

The Brave New World of Academic Censorship - If you’re a professor in Kansas, better stay off the Internet. The 6 state Universities in Kansas have new policy that gives each institution’s “chief executive officer” discretion to discipline or terminate any faculty or staff member who uses social media “improperly.”

Why Basically Every Professor Uses Facebook Under a Fake Name and Tweets Anonymously

The Brave New World of Academic Censorship - If you’re a professor in Kansas, better stay off the Internet. The 6 state Universities in Kansas have new policy that gives each institution’s “chief executive officer” discretion to discipline or terminate any faculty or staff member who uses social media “improperly.”

Kansas State University Sign In This House Wall Art

Kansas State University Sign In This House Wall Art

2. After a massive tornado hit Kansas State University in June 2008, there were several damaged buildings and one that was completely destroyed... that building, of course, was the Wind Erosion Lab.

12 Insane Things That Happened In Kansas You Won’t Find In History Books

2. After a massive tornado hit Kansas State University in June 2008, there were several damaged buildings and one that was completely destroyed... that building, of course, was the Wind Erosion Lab.

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