One of three stories we’re telling in our Beyond Belief documentary involves students from two metro schools who travel south together to learn about civil rights. One of the schools, University Academy, is nearly 100 percent African American, while the other, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, only has a few black students. As you’ll see in ...Continue Reading
On Thursday, June 2 young authors who submitted stories to the 2016 KCPT PBS KIDS Writers Contest enjoyed a celebration at Mid-Continent Public Library’s Woodneath branch. The Kindergarten through 3rd graders and their siblings, parents and grandparents listened to the winning authors read their stories aloud and learned more about creative writing from children’s author ...Continue Reading
Make the most of the remainder of the season’s strawberry crop with this recipe for Strawberry Basil Tart. Get the full recipe for Strawberry Basil Tart plus many more from your favorite cooking shows at PBS Food.
“I am the greatest,” he said. And while the floating, stinging champion passed away Friday, June 3 at the age of 74, those words still ring out in his signature voice. The Louisville Lip, they called him, The Mouth. In this In their Own Words episode, which originally aired in September of last year, follow Muhammad Ali’s path ...Continue Reading
Beyond Belief —an ongoing project exploring how we celebrate religion in KC— brings several opportunities to the tables this week to experience diversity in our metro. Ramadan Break Fast Dinners and Pre-Dawn Breakfasts When: 06/07/2016 02:00 – 07/04/2016 22:00 Where: 2710 South 42nd Street, Kansas City, KS, United States What: Fast-breaking dinners with local interfaith groups to celebrate the Muslim ...Continue Reading
President Barack Obama joins Gwen Ifill for a town hall conversation in Elkhart, Indiana, on topics ranging from the economic recovery, education and student debt, political civility, Syrian refugees and more. PBS NewsHour: Obama: America is not in decline, Trump lacks ‘magic wand’ to grow economy