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MCC’s MLK luncheon examines African-American progress and setbacks

Fifty-two years after the assassination of civil rights champion Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., what’s life like for black Americans? That was the starting point of a discussion at Metropolitan Community College’s MLK luncheon Jan. 17, but it was a comment toward the end that seemed to resonate with those attending. “Broaden your aperture and …

Ed Gordon, Willie Lanier, Mayor Lucas to speak at Friday’s MLK luncheon

Veteran journalist and TV personality Ed Gordon will be the featured panelist at the Metropolitan Community College Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, to be held Friday, Jan. 17, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W. 12th St. The event is sold out. About 800 guests will be in attendance. Former Kansas City Chiefs …