Brown V Board Of Education National Historic Site Newswire

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  1. Brown historic site seeks youths for volunteer councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka is seeking talented, well-rounded high school students to serve on this year's Youth Leadership Advisory Council.

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  2. National Park Service observes agency's centennial at Brown v. Board of Education siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    One of the nation's earliest institutions for preserving the past made history all on its own on Saturday, and the controversies of the past still offer lessons for the present. The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, observed at Topeka's Brown v.

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  3. Spencer Museum receives NEH grant to lead educator workshops on raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | University of Kansas

    The Spencer Museum of Art has been awarded a $159,049 federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to organize two weeklong workshops for K-12 teachers. These events will be supported by the NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture program, which awards up to $160,000 to support projects that use historic sites, primary sources and scholarly works to understand important issues in American society.

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  4. Solar-powered cars make stop at Brown v. Board site as part of American Solar ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The twelve vehicles are competing in the American Solar Challenge, a 1,975 mile race from Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio to Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota, said National Park Service park ranger Lauren Blacik. This is the first year the American Solar Challenge and the park service have partnered.

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  5. Brown v. Board site to host artists for First Friday Art WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site will feature an exhibit titled "A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting Our African-Native Heritage" through Sept.

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  6. Kansas Notable Books list announced by State Library of KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The State Library of Kansas has released its 11th annual Kansas Notable Books list featuring works written by Kansans or about the state. "The Kansas Notable Books Committee considered the eligible books published in 2015.

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  7. Future in flux for former Sumner School after archbishop who bought it diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Even at age 90, Los Angeles-based Archbishop W.R. Portee dreamed about the future for Topeka's historic Sumner School, a component of the landmark Supreme Court case that banned racial segregation in public schools. After Portee bought the building in 2009, he and members of the Topeka-based Brown v.

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  8. Staff at two Topeka magnet schools product of Brown v. Board legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Twenty years of watching children learn in Topeka Unified School District 501's two magnet schools has flown by for staff members who have remained in those buildings since they opened in 1996. A common theme for several of the teachers and support staff who have worked together in those buildings is that they came from the schools that were closed in the mid-1990s to achieve better racial balance as part of the resolution to the Brown v.

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  9. Topeka fire officials warn smoke from large brush fire Monday morning may spread across cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka firefighters Monday morning spray water from an aerial apparatus onto a large brush fire in the 1800 block of S.E. Madison. No structures were immediately threatened by the blaze.

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  10. Large fire burns brush and debris in 1800 block of S.E. Madison; Shunga, Landon Trails closed in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A large brush pile caught fire Monday morning just south of downtown Topeka, sending flames and smoke high into the blue sky, but threatening no structures. Topeka Fire Marshal Mike Martin said crews were notified of the blaze at 10:13 a.m. in the 1800 block of S.E. Madison.

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  11. City welcomes Up With People, singing troupe representing 20 countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A cast of 90 people representing 20 different countries is staying in Topeka this week to participate in an alternative spring break and perform. Hiller encouraged the visitors to check out the downtown area, the Capitol building, the Brown v.

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  12. Multi-cultural program set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Motivated by what she said was a love for her "rainbow family," Fern Etta Williams in 2010 launched a program to celebrate various ethnic and cultural groups. Williams, 78, didn't give much thought to making the program an annual event held the second Saturday of each February during Black History Month, but that is what it has become.

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  13. USD 501 equity director talks about faith at 'Living the Dream' luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Speaking at an awards luncheon Friday on the 87th anniversary of Martin Luther King's birth, Terrell shared a quote from the slain civil rights leader that's been relevant to his own life. Terrell also urged his audience to "be strong" and have "courageous conversations about race" while speaking at the 10th Annual Executive Leadership Recognition Luncheon for business and community leaders sponsored by Living the Dream Inc. Organizers said about 125 people attended the event, held at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center as part of annual activities held here to commemorate King's birthday.

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  14. Editorial: Longtime Topekans asked to step up and help market community's strengthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Appreciating the impressions provided by a newcomer is sometimes difficult. Often people who are comfortable in their surroundings reject a different message.

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