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A Girl Like Me Network celebrates ribbon cutting

Springfield, MO—On September 27, A Girl Like Me Network celebrated their new shared space in partnership with the Drew Lewis Foundation at the Fairbanks. The new space will allow the organization space to teach various programs including their healthy nutrition, life skills, and STEM Program, — a partnership with Missouri

SAAB contract narrowly survives school board vote

Springfield, MO—A contract to expand the Student African American Brotherhood within Springfield Public Schools was narrowly approved at the August meeting in a 4-3 board vote. A four-person board majority — Denise Fredrick, Danielle Kincaid, Shurita Thomas-Tate, and Scott Crise — voted in support of spending $64,605 in the coming

Monica Horton is Springfield City Council’s Newest Member

by Unite News Staff City Council interviewed four applicants for the Zone 1 seat appointing Horton with seven votes in one round of voting.Steven Sexton received one vote. The other applicants were Karen Banta and Kathy Hubbard. Horton has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, from Tuskegee University – graduating summa

A Word to Our
Students on Finishing Strong

By Gwen MarshallUnite News Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—Spring Break is over and we are entering the home stretch for this school year.  This is the busiest yet the most exciting time of year for many students.  Just knowing that summer and graduation for some is almost here can be a

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

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

A Girl Like Me Network celebrates ribbon cutting

Springfield, MO—On September 27, A Girl Like Me Network celebrated their new shared space in partnership with the Drew Lewis Foundation at the Fairbanks. The new space will allow the organization space to teach various programs including their healthy nutrition, life skills, and STEM Program, — a partnership with Missouri

SAAB contract narrowly survives school board vote

Springfield, MO—A contract to expand the Student African American Brotherhood within Springfield Public Schools was narrowly approved at the August meeting in a 4-3 board vote. A four-person board majority — Denise Fredrick, Danielle Kincaid, Shurita Thomas-Tate, and Scott Crise — voted in support of spending $64,605 in the coming

Monica Horton is Springfield City Council’s Newest Member

by Unite News Staff City Council interviewed four applicants for the Zone 1 seat appointing Horton with seven votes in one round of voting.Steven Sexton received one vote. The other applicants were Karen Banta and Kathy Hubbard. Horton has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, from Tuskegee University – graduating summa

A Word to Our
Students on Finishing Strong

By Gwen MarshallUnite News Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—Spring Break is over and we are entering the home stretch for this school year.  This is the busiest yet the most exciting time of year for many students.  Just knowing that summer and graduation for some is almost here can be a

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

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