“Compelling figures apparently weren’t enough for (Sen. Richard) Hilderbrand to see systemic or institutional racism at work,” Clay Wirestone writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
The influence of institutional racism in the Kansas child welfare system can be depicted with statistics showing Black children were disproportionately investigated and removed from the home as well as reports demonstrating more rapid reunification of white children with their families.
Josh Wells describes himself as the leader of a Proud Boys group, promotes an all-white nation state, and peddles false conspiracy theories about the financial plot behind COVID-19 and how police instigated the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. He’s also a candidate for the school board in Haven, Kansas.
The state’s newly released survey of public health revealed more than one-third of 18- to 24-year-old adults hadn’t undergone a cholesterol test in the past five years.
Exploring critical race theory would only lead to young children hating the United States, ex-Gov. Jeff Colyer said Thursday. “America is a special place.”
Jerome Edwards said during a panel Saturday that Juneteenth is a celebration of the abolition of slavery — but the penal system is part of slavery. He and other panelists said the “so-called justice system” needs to be dismantled.
After speaking out about issues with their Lawrence homeowners’ association, Breeann Bass and her family feel like they can get their quality of life back — at least somewhat.
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A Lawrence family is facing harassment and discrimination, illustrated well by the vandalism of both their Black Lives Matter flag and their rainbow flag. The situation has escalated to the point that they’re living in fear.
After a presentation on racial disparities in bail bonds, the CJCC wants to take a broader look at bond overall, the role it plays, and whether it’s effective in its overall purpose — and drill deeper to get more data.
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