Spotlight: Reflecting on recognition: Columbia’s Indigenous people

Brent Cook says a special part of his Native American practices revolve around using his Peace Pipe. It connects his spiritual and physical self with nature and his heritage.
This reporting is the result of a partnership between University of Missouri School of Journalism class and CoMoHistoricPlaces.com

Podcast: Black history and the Battles

Did your doctor tell you to get more exercise like mine did? Here’s a 30-minute podcast that will give you time to walk and insight into Missouri’s Black history and even some insider information on two educators well known in Columbia, Eliot Battle and Muriel Battle. Full disclosure: Trevor Harris, who created this podcast, is…

Sharp End explained

Sharp End, Columbia’s Black business and cultural center, was wiped out in the 1960s through urban renewal.