The Kirkwood Call

Letter to the Editor: Kenyon responds to “Kirkwood, we are the problem”

Protestors walk up Chopin street during the June 6 peace walk.

TKC Staff

September 8, 2020

August 25 — TKC received the following letter from retired KHS history teacher B.J. Kenyon. The letter is addressed to the Call's editors. To read "Why Kirkwood is part of the problem," click here. Dear Kirkwood CALL editors, I am compelled to respond to ‘Why Kirkwood is Part of the Problem’ which appear...

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 of African-American faculty at KHS, Santee Nixon, business teacher, remains part of the 1 percent. ...

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Robson Ali, opinions writer

March 28, 2016

Hello, my name is Robson Ali, and I am black. You can also call me African-American or even just African (I was born in Ethiopia). One thing I am not, however, is white. And after years of being called out for doing things such as reading or listening to NPR, I feel like I needed to make that fact cle...

Why the divide?

Why the divide?

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor

January 19, 2016

Shut up and run with me

Shut up and run with me

Anna Mullendore, features writer

May 3, 2015

Anna Mullendore Recently I’ve been researching running. Now, I’ve always enjoyed running, but it’s never been a real passion of mine. I love the drive and devotion many runners have, and over the past week my head was been turning over ways to find this allegiance to the sport. Here’s a br...

‘The Divide.’ – Achievement Gap

'The Divide.' - Achievement Gap

Anna Mullendore, features writer

March 12, 2015

*Disclaimer: The people selected to be interviewed were chosen on the basis of their races, ages, genders, and titles, as a way to showcase a variety of perspectives on the topic.

The divide

Julia Wunning-Zimmer and Olivia Rekittke

March 10, 2015

This video is an online collaboration with "The Divide", an article written by Mimi Wright and Anna Mullendore in the newest issue of TKC.  In this video, students and staff were asked various questions regarding their observations about the racial divide at KHS, and possible solutions that would result...

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