An upcoming conference in Lawrence and Topeka will celebrate 70 years since the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in schools was unconstitutional.
It’s all about perspective, Curtis Marsh says. His new book, “KU-phoria,” compiles stories about KU’s history and traditions — but he says the stories would be nothing without the way people felt and experienced them.
Donors have helped the Watkins Museum of History purchase a painting depicting a pivotal moment in Lawrence’s history, and the painting has quite a story of its own.
Generations of Lawrencians with connections to the school at 1400 Massachusetts St. — whether as Liberty Memorial High School, a junior high or a middle school — gathered Sunday to celebrate the school’s centennial.
KU Athletics is celebrating the first McLendon Classic, a recognition of John McLendon’s contributions to basketball and civil rights. A screening and roundtable event Sunday will feature Bill Self, Kevin Willmott, Melissa Peterson and NCC coach LeVelle Moton.
The Liberty Memorial Central Middle School community is preparing for the school’s 100th anniversary celebration in November and seeking alumni to sing in the choir.
Haunting Humanities was back this year to frighten, entertain and educate community members during the Halloween season.
A leader with an organization that documents monuments and their histories will share insight at an event in Lawrence, speaking in context of the Sacred Red Rock.
The Granada Theater in downtown Lawrence is celebrating a big milestone, and it’s inviting the whole community to the party.
A tribal leader told about 150 people in attendance at a National Day of Remembrance service Saturday that Indian Country can move forward by seeking truth and reconciliation.