The Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council has launched its application cycle for the 2022 Natural and Cultural Grant program.
Lawrence historians and preservationists will soon host a dedication of interpretive panels installed at Grover Barn, which served as a stop along the Underground Railroad.
Exploring the Watkins Museum exhibit, Mike Silverman said, brought back memories of the “thousands of people in Lawrence and throughout Kansas” who fought for LGBTQ+ civil rights and made meaningful change.
Students at the University of Kansas School of Journalism on Friday released a short documentary about LGBTQ+ activism at KU over the years, completing a semesterlong project and spotlighting the queer community in Lawrence.
New Lawrence City Commissioners Bart Littlejohn and Amber Sellers were sworn into office Tuesday night, joined by recently re-elected incumbent Lisa Larsen.
Vocal opponents of critical race theory aim to perpetuate the myth of meritocracy and the single story of American exceptionalism, author Clint Smith told the crowd at Liberty Hall Monday night.
In her new book, “Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory,” Dr. Katherine A. Foss uses 1918 Lawrence as a case study in the role of media and how popular narratives form around major diseases.
Since 1995, Verdell Taylor has been the pastor at St. Luke AME Church, an East Lawrence entity with a deep history intertwined with the civil rights movement. After his recent retirement, he is “turning the page for the next chapter.”
Carole Tomlinson, now a faculty member at Haskell Indian Nations University, submitted this 1978 photo of students who raised a tipi on the lawn of KU’s Watson Library.
Next week, 17 KU and Lawrence-based groups will come together for a series titled 51 Years OUT! to celebrate more than half a century of local LGBTQ+ pride.
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