This month is Black History Month and there are a number of extraordinary Black Missourians, making significant contributions across a number of professions as pioneers, educators, civil rights activists, athletes, and journalists, just to name a few. On this episode of City Corner host, Robin Boyce, welcomes Author/Historian, John A. Wright, to discuss his book on Extraordinary Black Missourians, now in its second edition. In it, Wright profiles more than 100 notable citizens such as Grace Bumbry, George Washington Carver, Elizabeth Keckley, Scott Joplin and many others who have contributed to Missouri’s African American legacy.
Great news for the St. Louis Surge! The team closed out their season on top! Check out how the Surge defeated the Flint Monarchs in their last home game. Stay tuned to see if the Surge make it to the playoffs. https://youtu.be/oxHFBOI04-M