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KC CURRENTS 09-18-05

By Delores Jones and Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – The Senate passes civil rights legislation partially inspired by the work of Kansas Citian Alvin Sykes, of the Emmett Till Justice Campaign. Kansas City Chinese Journal reporter Anthony Tao talks about his coverage of the trial of 16-year-old Esmie Tseng, accused of murdering her mother in Overland Park. An excerpt from a recent performance of storyteller Noa Baum about a Palestinian-Israeli friendship. Hip hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons talks about financial responsibility at last week's Hip Hop Summit Action Network. Sike Style discusses hip hop in Kansas City.

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