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Passing the Baton | Carl Boyd on ‘Generation Rap’

Urban educator Carl Boyd has spent most of his life connecting with young people, most notably through the long-running radio program "Generation Rap."

Housing Along the KC Streetcar Line

The KC Streetcar expansion from Union Station to the Country Club Plaza will be running through midtown as early as 2025. But as ridership increases along this route, so may the cost of living for many the area, including affordable […]

Passing the Baton | Pastor Cassandra Wainright’s Life of Service

Pastor Cassandra Wainright became the first female president of the Concerned Clergy Coalition of Kansas City. Watch her story on "Passing the Baton."

Passing the Baton | Groundbreaking African American Lawyer

Senior U.S. District Judge Fernando J. Gaitan Jr. reflects on a long, groundbreaking legal career as part of our "Passing the Baton" series.

Harvesting Change | Making a Local Meat Market

Cattle rancher Mike Callicrate is rethinking the food chain. He embraces a sustainable approach to raising, processing and selling meat directly to consumers.

Art House | The Hard Work Behind Hearty Laughter

Kansas City filmmakers Lolo Loren and Patrick Poe discuss how to provoke laughter in comedies such as "Almost, Sorta, Maybe" and "Vegan Apocalypse."

Art House | ‘Nelly Don’ Sparks a Fashion Revolution

"Nelly Don: The Musical Movie" tells the story of dressmaker Nell Quinlan Donnelly Reed, one of the great female entrepreneurs in Kansas City history.

Five Financial Tips for New Parents

It costs about $300,000 to raise a newborn until age 18. Here are five financial tips for new parents.

Media Literacy

As media consumption continues to climb, media literacy and the ability to discern fact from fiction or opinion is more important than ever. How do we interact with the news? How do we evaluate what we share? And ultimately, how […]

Art House | ‘Let Us Prey’ Examines Abuse in Baptist Churches

Filmmaker Sharon Liese's latest latest work, "Let Us Prey: A Ministry of Scandals," turns the camera on abuse in Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) churches.

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