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Stories of 2020 | Think J.C. Nichols Was Racist? Meet Kroh Brothers

Flatland Counts Down Some of Our Most Read Stories of 2020

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Above image credit: A deed restriction filed in 1945 for Leawood Estates prevented home sales to “any person of Negro blood or by any person who is more than one-fourth of the Semitic race." It also listed for exclusion "Armenians, Jews, Hebrews, Turks, Persians, Syrians, and Arabians.” (Chris Lester | Flatland)

Editor’s note: Flatland is counting down our top 10 stories of the year on weekdays between Dec. 21, 2020 and Jan. 1, 2021. The stories were selected based on input from both readers and Flatland editorial staff. First, we compiled a list of the 20 stories that generated the most readership during the year. Then, members of our editorial staff ranked their 10 favorites from among the stories on the readership list.

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