Mike Shanin interviews Alvin Brooks about his role in the civil rights movement in Kansas City and to get his perspective on lingering problems facing Kansas City today. Then Crosby Kemper III, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant and Steve Rose discuss the collapse of the BNIM deal and its implications for TIF in KC, Kansas Governor ...Continue Reading
The way Kansas funds its schools through block grants to districts has just been declared unconstitutional. This week, the Kansas Supreme Court rules if state lawmakers don’t fix it by June 30, schools in Kansas “will be unable to operate.” So what does this ruling actually mean? Does it mean that if lawmakers can’t find ...Continue Reading
Over 200 people joined KCPT at Union Station for a special sneak peek of "NOVA: Icemen Reborn" with paleo-sculptor Gary Staab.
Which Jackson County, Missouri zip codes received the most or least TIF funding from 2010-2014? Explore the map, created as part of the recent documentary film “Our Divided City,” which explores crime on Kansas City’s East Side:
You may have noticed we have a new look. It’s more than window dressing. After 55 years as Kansas City’s public television station, today we’re revealing a new logo as part of a brand renovation process. The dedication to quality programming remains. But in the past two years, KCPT has made significant investments in developing new services that increases our reach and ...Continue Reading
Last month, 135 loyal fans of British programming joined KCPT at Loose Mansion for its BritCom Tea event. The annual tradition brings together supporters of the British programs on KCPT for afternoon of laughter, conversation and all things British— including a thought-provoking game of British trivia hosted by KCPT’s Nick Haines. These generous donors make it possible for KCPT to ...Continue Reading