A funny thing happened on the way to the 1966 amendment of the Kansas Constitution’s Article 6 that governs public education. Somebody, identity still unknown, slipped an adjective into Section 6(b) of Article 6.
Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to write a comforting column. The thesis was going to be that even though Donald Trump is doing his best to inflame racial division, we are still making gradual progress against racism and racial disparities.
As American civil discourse devolves into mob rule, the received wisdom is that Democrats and Republicans are equally to blame for verbally abusive political rhetoric, in-your-face tactics, and genuine violence. “Both sides do it,” the argument goes.
Wichita City Council District 1 candidates Brandon Johnson, Mike Kinard, John Stevens and Janet Wilson answer the question: There are no public pools open in northeast Wichita. Would you support opening a pool and how would you fund it? (Video by