McCormick named director of Kansas African American Museum

02/06/2013 7:36 AM

02/06/2013 7:37 AM

Mark McCormick has returned as director of the Kansas African American Museum.

He replaces Prisca Barnes, who resigned Dec. 27.

McCormick, a former columnist at The Eagle and past communications director at the Kansas Leadership Center, had previously served as the director at the museum for about eight months in 2009. He was replaced by Barnes when he left.

McCormick started work in the new position this week. He most recently worked as a reporter for the Springfield, Mo., News-Leader.

The Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water, is a source of historical references, creative works and media about the past and present African-American experience in Kansas.

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