Yael T. Abouhalkah

Editorials

A new Kansas City arts festival is an idea worth pursuing

Earlier this week, Mayor Sly James announced an idea to create the Kansas City Arts Festival. Now it needs to be fleshed out, to see whether the public and private sector will support an event that could attract “regional and national attention to local talent and resources,” as the mayor said this week.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

Colin Kaepernick’s three big national anthem victories

National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand during the National Anthem has sparked plenty of informative and emotionally charged writing about patriotism and the anthem. It also has spurred positive contributions for social issues. This has been a teachable last few weeks for Americans — all without costing any lives.

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Poster art exhibit opens at National World War I Museum and Memorial

A new exhibit that opened Tuesday at the National World War I Museum and Memorial features 29 examples of poster art from World War I that have not been publicly displayed before.
Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star
Poster art exhibit opens at National World War I Museum and Memorial 1:54

Poster art exhibit opens at National World War I Museum and Memorial

Spicer: Top priority is dealing with people who pose a threat 2:56

Spicer: Top priority is dealing with people who pose a threat

Australian pitcher Peter Moylan rejoins Royals 2:38

Australian pitcher Peter Moylan rejoins Royals

Brandon Rush to have KU basketball jersey retired 1:35

Brandon Rush to have KU basketball jersey retired