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Mon January 16, 2006
KC CURRENTS 1-15-06
By Delores Jones and Sylvia Maria Gross
Kansas City, MO – El Centro Policy Director Melinda Lewis explains the findings of the recent annual survey of Latino immigrants in KC area. Five African American members of Sheet Metal Workers Number 2 are suing their union in federal court for racial discrimination. University of Pennsylvania professor, author and minister Michael Eric Dyson discusses the importance of remembering the human side of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And Olathe high school students read prize-winning essays about King's legacy. Plus, film director Gary Huggins and KCK cop, martial artist and actor Santiago Vazquez talk about their short film "First Date," which has been selected for this year's Sundance Film Festival.