Program for March 16, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
Geof Newman, Doctoral candidate at University of Kansas, Department of History
When two white high school girls banged on their neighbor’s door at 2 am crying and hysterical, it plunged a small city in Kansas into a week of riot, lynching and occupation by the National Guard. This incident had an outcome very different from what one would expect.