remembrances

Faith Bemiss / The Sedalia Democrat

In Sedalia, Missouri, Marge Harlan spent $25,000 of her own money to build a "slave cabin." While she meant the cabin to honor the courage and resilience of African-Americans, many in the community, especially people of color, have found the gesture problematic and offensive.

We ask, how do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide?

Guests:

Remembering KC Writer Tom Ryan

Aug 29, 2012

He's here forever, but gone for now, succumbing to a sudden heart attack.

Remembering Those Lost In 2011

Jan 10, 2012

On Wednesday's Central Standard, we pay tribute to lives lost last year, including the late jazz singer Myra Taylor and late Fox 4 meteorologist Don Harman.