Neurosurgeon Dr. Chiazo Amene, Practices In Springfield, MO

by J.R. Chapell, NAACP Health Chair Please tell us about your background. I was born and raised in South Central Nigeria in a town called Enugu. Our primary language in Nigeria is English and there are 200 other languages as well. The other language I speak is Igbo. My dad is a doctor (now retired) […]

2020 ParkDay Reunion Weekend Celebration Cancelled

by Nora England, Springfield Reunion Club President Dear Families and Friends, We pray that everyone is doing what is necessary to ensure their personal safety during this time.The Springfield Reunion Club has decided to cancel the 2020 Park Day Reunion Event due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The planning committee has considered long and hard about […]

Willard High graduate is recipient of NAACP Youth Scholarship

Unite News Publication Staff Springfield, MO—Adora Lora Snead is the recipient of the 2020 NAACP Youth Scholarship and Jacqueline Waugh Foster Scholarship. Adora is the also co-authored the play, The Milly Project, telling the true story of an enslaved woman who successfully fought for her freedom in Greene County only to be dragged into the […]

Outraged Within The Law

By Samuel Knox, Unite News Managing Editor On Monday May 25, 2020 George Floyd, a 46 year-old black man, was detained by a white Minneapolis police officer who held his knee pressed against Floyd’s neck for several minutes over a non-violent allegation; Floyd died shortly thereafter. Floyd pleaded for his life during the arrest; he […]