Seg. 1: Immigrant Families Separation. Seg. 2: African-Americans in World War I | KCUR

Seg. 1: Immigrant Families Separation. Seg. 2: African-Americans in World War I

Jun 20, 2018

Segment 1: The echoes of Trump's "zero tolerance" policy in Kansas City.

The decision to enforce a "zero tolerance" immigration policy at the U.S. - Mexico border is being felt across the nation. Today, we learn how the repurcussions are affecting families here in Kansas City.

Segment 2, beginning at 36:50: The role of African-Americans in World War I.

Sparked by his own family's story, one man has dug deep into the often overlooked history of African-American service members in World War I.

Bernard Harris will be discussing the experience of African Americans in World War I and the challenges many soldiers faced both abroad and at home. The event is free and open to the public with RSVP. For more information and to RSVP, visit TheWorldWar.org.