Buffalo Soldiers: From Slave to Soldier at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

In honor of Black History Month, Battle of Lexington State Historic Site and the Missouri Humanities Council are co-hosting a “Show Me: Missouri Speaker’s Bureau” event. John Bruce will be presenting “Buffalo Soldiers: From Slave to Soldier” at the historic site visitor center.

Censorship and Kansas City: The Star and the Great War

Historian James J. Heiman spotlights examples of those censored reports in a discussion of his new book Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins. Heiman, who teaches at Metropolitan Community College, Blue River, examines the issue of wartime censorship and its impact in the 20 years between the world wars.