Segment 1: Why does Kansas City look like swiss cheese?
If you look at a map of Kansas City, you'll find little holes of independent towns, such as Platte Woods and North Kansas City. We speak with representatives from some of these non-annexed communities to talk about how these tiny towns fit into the fabric of the bigger city.
- Bill Worley, historian, Metropolitan Community College
- Brad Wolf, City Historic Preservation Officer, City of Kansas City, Missouri
- Kim Nakahodo, assistant city administrator, North Kansas City
- John Smedley, mayor, Platte Woods
Segment 2, beginning at 31:34: Two Kansas City authors start their own subscription box.
A new subscription box called Margins Box features books by Black and indigenous authors and authors of color. Founded by two local young adult authors, the box also includes artwork from a diverse range of artists. We sit down with Margins Box's two co-founders to talk about the subscription service and the importance of spotlighting work from authors of color.
- Cara Davis, co-founder, Margins Box
- Adrianne Russell, co-founder, Margins Box