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Research, Rethink and Reimagine Black History

Equipping teachers to Research, Rethink and Reimagine how they teach African American Studies. Springfield, MO— Timmons Hall will host the Newark, New Jersey high school principal Akbar Cook, Sr. as part of its Black History Month programming in February. Cook is the keynote speaker in the Freedom Classroom 101 Workshop

Diverse cast rocks production at Springfield Little Theatre

Imari Stout is shown in the photo as Cinderella Springfield, MO—There’s a photo of a little Imari nestled on Cinderella’s lap, watching Cinderella sign her program. The photo was taken in 1998, when Stout was a 5-year-old who spent a lot of time at the Landers Theatre watching her brother

Who’s ready for authentic Jamaican Patties & Cuisine

Du’Sean Howard is shown in the photo Springfield, MO— Du’Sean Howard, owner of Jamaican Patty Co in Springfield is excited about the future. The Kingston Jamaica native made his journey to our city only after he first made his way to North America via Canada. He settled there with his

KSMU Radio highlights SGF African American History

Norma Duncan in Photo Springfield, MO— On December 13 -17, 2021 KSMU presented stories from the Springfield-Greene County African American Heritage Trail. You can listen to the 10-part Sense of Community series by going to the KSMU Facebook Page and clicking on the play button. Hear stories about Kentwood Arms

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors William Fontleroy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame saluted William Fontleroy who was a star on Missouri State’s 1999 Sweet 16 team. Fontleroy was humbled by the honor. “It’s a lot. It’s a big honor. I never thought a little kid from Gary, Indiana would be in the Missouri Sports Hall

Community Partners Help SPS “Keep On Growing”

The team of educators and support staff at Springfield Public Schools is committed to “Keep on Growing” throughout the 2021-2022 school year. At no time in my 30 years in education have our students, staff and families had to grow more to adapt to the challenges we face together. Last

Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin star in new ‘Concrete Cowboy’, starts April 2

The Grio—Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin star in the emotional new official trailer for Concrete Cowboy, their new Netflix film based on the Black horseback riding community in North Philadelphia. Based on the nonfiction book Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri, Concrete Cowboy dives into the rich and layered world of

Research, Rethink and Reimagine Black History

Equipping teachers to Research, Rethink and Reimagine how they teach African American Studies. Springfield, MO— Timmons Hall will host the Newark, New Jersey high school principal Akbar Cook, Sr. as part of its Black History Month programming in February. Cook is the keynote speaker in the Freedom Classroom 101 Workshop

Diverse cast rocks production at Springfield Little Theatre

Imari Stout is shown in the photo as Cinderella Springfield, MO—There’s a photo of a little Imari nestled on Cinderella’s lap, watching Cinderella sign her program. The photo was taken in 1998, when Stout was a 5-year-old who spent a lot of time at the Landers Theatre watching her brother

Who’s ready for authentic Jamaican Patties & Cuisine

Du’Sean Howard is shown in the photo Springfield, MO— Du’Sean Howard, owner of Jamaican Patty Co in Springfield is excited about the future. The Kingston Jamaica native made his journey to our city only after he first made his way to North America via Canada. He settled there with his

KSMU Radio highlights SGF African American History

Norma Duncan in Photo Springfield, MO— On December 13 -17, 2021 KSMU presented stories from the Springfield-Greene County African American Heritage Trail. You can listen to the 10-part Sense of Community series by going to the KSMU Facebook Page and clicking on the play button. Hear stories about Kentwood Arms

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors William Fontleroy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame saluted William Fontleroy who was a star on Missouri State’s 1999 Sweet 16 team. Fontleroy was humbled by the honor. “It’s a lot. It’s a big honor. I never thought a little kid from Gary, Indiana would be in the Missouri Sports Hall

Community Partners Help SPS “Keep On Growing”

The team of educators and support staff at Springfield Public Schools is committed to “Keep on Growing” throughout the 2021-2022 school year. At no time in my 30 years in education have our students, staff and families had to grow more to adapt to the challenges we face together. Last

Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin star in new ‘Concrete Cowboy’, starts April 2

The Grio—Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin star in the emotional new official trailer for Concrete Cowboy, their new Netflix film based on the Black horseback riding community in North Philadelphia. Based on the nonfiction book Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri, Concrete Cowboy dives into the rich and layered world of