More than a quarter of Missouri's population lives in rural areas. The series "My Life, My Town" documents the lives ofteenagers from small Missouri towns. These are the youth who make up the future of rural life -- IF they decide to stay.
When South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan on July 9th 2011, it was the outcome of a peace deal that ended Africa’s longest running civil war; a war that resulted in millions of lives lost to ethnic and religious warfare. On this Central Standard, we explore the community of Sudanese refugees who now live in Kansas City.
By her own admission, Michelle Obama is first and foremost a mother. However, as the first African-American First Lady of the United States, history is sure to see her as more, advocate and champion included.