Seg. 1: Paseo Results | Seg. 2: Movies In Spanish | Seg. 3: Queen Nefertari | KBIA

Seg. 1: Paseo Results | Seg. 2: Movies In Spanish | Seg. 3: Queen Nefertari

Nov 6, 2019

Segment 1: Kansas City voters revert Martin Luther King Boulevard back to its previous name, Paseo.

The morning after  Martin Luther King's name was voted off of a major boulevard, we analyze what the controversy and its outcome mean for Kansas City communities. Plus, how this all looks through a national lens.

  • Michelle Tyrene Johnson, Race, Identity & Culture Reporter, KCUR
  • John Eligon, national race correspondent based in Kansas City, New York Times

Segment 2, beginning at 31:10: A new movie theater brings Latin film to Kansas City.

Yosmel Serrano opened La Selva de los Relojes in Historic Northeast after struggling to find a theater that showed Spanish-language films in Kansas City. 

Segment 3, beginning at 36:00: An exhibit honoring an Egyptian queen has personal meaning for the Nelson-Atkins director.

Ahead of Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt, opening November 15th, the head of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City reflects on who Queen Nefertari was and what makes the exhibit personal for him. He's consulted on preserving her tomb since the 1990s.

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