Black History Month in KC-Gordon Parks Exhibit at the Nelson Atkins Museum

As a whole, the Gordon Parks Exhibit was a masterpiece. Parks captured Muhammad Ali in different stages in his life, from the loud-mouthed, cocky, young boxer, to an evolving civil rights activist. Parks did an amazing job of portraying a side of the famous boxer the mainstream media didn’t want to show us. As IContinue reading “Black History Month in KC-Gordon Parks Exhibit at the Nelson Atkins Museum”

BHM Spotlight- Jesse Owens

With Black History Month upon us, there are many heroes that have impacted us. James Cleveland Owens, better known as Jesse Owens, was an influential track athlete in the 20th century. His four Olympic victories were a blow to Adolf Hitler’s intention to use the Games to demonstrate Aryan superiority (Britannica).  While at Cleveland HighContinue reading “BHM Spotlight- Jesse Owens”