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Why they kneel — Africa to America presentation

Why they kneel -- Africa to America presentation

Annie Murphy, managing editor

December 18, 2016

To share their stories on why they kneel during the National Anthem, Amber Richards and Christina Lynch held an open discussion for KHS Thursday Dec. 15. The journalism lecture hall filled with students, teachers and administrators. Richards and Lynch, seniors, shared their testimonies and answered ...

Ferguson’s impact on Kirkwood

A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Khalea Edwards, writer

May 24, 2016

With new courses, meetings about racial inequities and a Black History Month Museum, KSD has made in effort to address the the events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri by educating students along with staff. “Our students here at KHS have all been impacted by Ferguson, just some more directly tha...

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