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Book Review: The Appleseed Journal, A Spiritual Message from an Authentic American Hero

The Appleseed Journal


Johnny Appleseed is famously portrayed for his impact on growing the apple industry and expansion of his operation throughout the frontier. Read the Review


Share the Harvest deer meat helps feed hungry Missourians

3,961 Missouri deer hunters donated 212,343 pounds of venison from the 2014 deer hunting season to feed Missourians in need. Read More


Brown v. Board StoryCorps Interviews Airing this month on Kansas Public Radio

One morning in 1970, African American students at Topeka High School walked out of class to present a manifesto to the Topeka Board of Education. . . Read more


Out of the Blue: Morpho Butterflies visit Powell Gardens in March

From March 7 through March 31, visitors will experience the conservatory as a tropical rainforest filled with these magical butterflies, best known for their sparkling iridescent blue wings and flashy flight patterns.  Read More

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Legacies: A Guide for Young Black Women in Planning Their Future      (Book Review)

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The accomplishments and rich heritage of African-Americans through the voices of sixteen African Queens and nearly forty successful contemporary black women.  Book Review
Content and graphics for this review provided by Paul Krupin and Cathy Feldman.


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