Exclusive Feature: King Scooter Is Re-Imagining the Boundaries of Fashion for Black Men

SCOOTER is one of Kansas City’s most prolific & emerging fashion icons. In our exclusive feature he discusses the intricate ways identity changes his style, and what it means to style while Black.

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The Death of Objectivity & How Solidarity Journalism is Taking Its Place

A riveting interview with Dr. Anita Varma challenges the notion of journalistic objectivity and provides a new framework rooted in traditions like the Black, ethnic press and labor press.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Morgan Cooper Talks Kansas City’s Cultural Renaissance, the Role of Art in Social Issues & Black Creative Vision

The Defender sits down with Morgan Cooper; award-winning, visionary Black Director of the hit series BEL-AIR. Cooper highlights Kansas City’s emerging cultural renaissance, the role of art in social issues & Black creative visions.

Hundreds of Working-Class KC Residents Pack Mohart Center for KC Tenants Power Candidate Forum

Nearly 300+ working-class KC residents, 15 candidates and Mayor Quinton Lucas were in attendance at KC Tenants Power Candidate Forum.

“Black/Queer Kansas City”: a public exhibit and historical anthology for viewing from Feb. 27th – March 4th

Join the Defender in (re)learning the histories of phenomenal Black LGBTQIA2+ Kansas City figures from the 70’s–Present Day through this scattered, week-long profile display.

Kansas City’s 2nd Annual Black Futures Event Promises A Night of Networking, Community-Building & Celebration

A celebratory night of networking and community building with live music and over 30 local Black-owned business vendors.

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