In this fourth and final video with the Crouser family, the American Dream is discussed around the dinner table. Our hosts for the evening were Patti and Robert Nelson. Patti was born and raised in Bullhead, South Dakota, a small village in the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Their daughter, Gaylene Crouser, was the one who introduced ...Continue Reading
On May 12, 2014, Christopher Cook and I sat down with three generations of strong women courageous enough to share their story to an open audience. The conversation took place in Jeanna Repass’ home around her dinner table, while they ate fried chicken and mashed potatoes. The topics for the evening’s conversation were neither light ...Continue Reading
Lindsey Foat | The Hale Center for Journalism Bridgit Bowden | The Hale Center for Journalism Eighteen years to the day that Madeleine Albright was nominated to be the first female Secretary of State, she reflected on her career and the challenges facing women and girls all over the world at the 22nd annual Women’s Foundation ...Continue Reading
Financial considerations might influence use of a newly approved vaccine targeted at a strain of bacterial meningitis that often strikes college campuses, according to speakers at an event Thursday in Kansas City, Mo., sponsored by the Mid America Immunization Coalition (MAIC).
Skeletal remains found by a construction worker last summer at Wheeler Downtown Airport opened up one of Kansas City’s oldest unsolved mysteries. The Hale Center for Journalism’s Mike McGraw found that the more he investigates, the more unanswered questions emerge.
Between 81st and 85th Streets on Wornall Road in Kansas City, Missouri, there are half a dozen fast food restaurants: Taco Bell, Jimmy John’s, McDonald’s, Sonic. This afternoon, employees from these restaurants and others around the metro took to the streets to strike for “15 and a union”: $15 minimum wage and the right to ...Continue Reading