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Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators – February 1,- May 7, 2023

Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators showcases the rich history of Black American education in Springfield through the lens of the educators who were the cornerstones of the Black community before desegregation. Experience the enlightening story of Springfield’s Black educational history and its connection to a national conversation. The exhibit is displayed at the History Museum […]

Together, Like Heaven: An evening of unity in worship

Springfield, MO— On January 15th, a unified worship service was hosted by Sanctuary of Praise, COGIC. An event with guests made up from surrounding black congregations and Central Assembly, one of the larger and predomately white congregations in Springfield. Coordinator, Pastor TJ Appleby said, “the joint worship service was an opportunity for black and white […]

The Color Purple Musical plays at the Historic Fox Theatre

Springfield, MO—This triumphant musical adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of human fortitude, redemption, and love tells the story of a teenage Celie, torn from her beloved sister and forced into an abusive marriage. Over the next forty years, while Celie encounters repression, despair, and heartbreak, she also discovers hope in a group of friends […]

Jasmine Hutchinson was awarded Co-worker of the month at Mercy

Springfield, MO—From time to time the Unite News staff will come across a person who has been recognized for their outstanding achievements. In January 2023, we learned that Jasmine Hutchinson was awarded Co-worker of the month at Mercy Neuroscience. She was nominated by her co-workers who said, “Jasmine is an asset to any team she […]

Airport Concessionaire Small Disadvantaged Business (ACDBE) Certification is in Springfield

Springfield, MO— As a minority and/or a woman-owned business that sells goods and/or services, and if you have an interest in becoming a government contractor, one socio-economic certification that you may want to consider applying for is the Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE). This is for minority and/or woman-owned companies that offer various products […]

Timmons Hall will host Freedom Classroom 101 Panel Discussion

Springfield, MO— Take part in a moderated panel discussion on the importance of formerly segregated public spaces. The topics of discussion will include, intentional black archival space, park-based events, and self-care and art in public settings. The event will be Friday, February 3, 2023, from 11:30 – 1:00 pm at Timmons Hall located in the […]