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Coming up the week of Jan. 18, 2021:
- Monday: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Protest Methods Today | The State of Black Businesses
- Tuesday: Preview of the Biden Administration | Sen. Charles Sumner's Legacy
- Wednesday: Understanding "Alternative Facts" | Repercussions of Patrick Mahomes' Injury
- Thursday: Pres. Biden Inaugural Address Analysis | Author Ken Rosen's "Troubled"
- Friday: The State of Small Businesses | Best Books About New Beginnings
Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver gives Kansas Citians a preview of what to expect from the Biden administration and a historian explains how the Capitol insurrection this month is reviving the story of abolitionist Charles Sumner.
What today's young activists think of Dr. King's methods for advancing social justice, and the circumstances holding back Kansas City's Black entrepreneurs.
Which building plans the coronavirus put on hold and which finished and opened despite it, and analysis of the Kansas City Chiefs' chances of repeating as NFL champions.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's State of The State address and what it means for Kansans, and a firsthand account of the situation on Capitol Hill as the riot unfolded last week.