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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Currently, 11.7% of the kids in KSD are Black, 5.8% are multiracial and 76.3% are white.

The road to diversity

Kylie Madden, features + in-depth editor October 11, 2022

Fifty years ago, Minnie Liddell and four other parents of Black St. Louis city school students went to federal court, alleging that their schools were inferior to those in white neighborhoods. This was...

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Speech Talks: Diversity

Anthony Speech, assistant public relations editor January 28, 2019

*Disclaimer: TKC understands the potentially offensive nature of the word choice in this article. After staff discussions and legal advice from the Student Press Law Center (SPLC), we decided to support...

art by Maggie Burton

Top five in-depth stories of 2018

TKC Staff December 26, 2018

TKC in-depth team took 2018 to cover new changes and old patterns. We featured everything from staff diversity and STL's opioid epidemic to new programs like No Homework weekends and LAUNCH. Below...

The one percent

The one percent

Bridget Snider, print managing editor May 1, 2018

Of over 150 KHS teachers, administrators and staff, only two are African-Americans who teach full-time. And although more part-time teachers, administrators and support staff add to the small percentage...

Branding racism

Branding racism

Logan Crews, opinions editor April 9, 2018

Welcome to America. The land of a patchwork population made up of a diverse, unique people. But in case you didn’t know, the United States hasn’t had the best track record with being culturally sensitive....

Diversity

Diversity

Thomas Birmingham, Logan Crews, and Jack Rintoul February 8, 2018



In a world of color, white meets black.

White privilege: realizing the world is light

Khalea Edwards, features writer December 9, 2016

It wasn't until second grade that I realized the challenges of being black. As I stood in line waiting for lunch, a classmate looked at me with worry in her eyes and said,  "Khalea, [my friend] doesn't...

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