As businesses around Kansas reopen and restrictions on are lifted, more people are wearing masks when out in public. Black Americans are more likely to get coronavirus and die from it, but recent killings in Minneapolis and Georgia again show expose why black men are still worried about covering their faces.
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More than 49,000 businesses in Kansas were able to secure federal Paycheck Protection Loans during the pandemic, ranging from fast-food restaurants to a space museum.
Nelson-Atkins Museum Director Says Police Presence On Its Grounds ‘Exactly The Opposite Of What We Stand For'Director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City says he did not like the Kansas City Police Department using the museum's grounds as a staging area for protest response.
With conventions canceled, the 24-story, 800-room Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel will roll out its amenities gradually throughout the summer and fall.
Hundreds of people across Kansas protested racism and police violence over the weekend, spurred on by the recent deaths of George Floyd in Minnesota, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky and many others.
The gatherings of hundreds of closely clustered people, combined with the recent relaxation of state and local shelter-in-place orders, are almost certain to lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases, health officials say.
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