Kansas City Black Media – News, Radio, NAACP, Urban League

February 16, 2011

Kansas City News and Radio Media that is black-owned or serves the African American community. Also, information about the Kansas City chapter of NAACP and the Urban League.

Hot 103 Jazz Brunch Line
PHONE: 816-763-1052

Jazz Hotline
Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors and Phoenix Bar & Grill

PHONE: 816-753-5277

Bi-State Committee for the Preservation of Sacred African American Sites
Kansas City, Missouri

PHONE: 816-421-5661

Black Chamber of Commerce
1501 East 18th Street; Kansas City

PHONE: 816-474-9901


NAACP Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

PHONE: 816-421-1191

Urban League Kansas City
1710 The Paseo

PHONE: 816-471-0550



The Call Newspaper
Kansas City’s oldest Black newspaper was founded in 1919; The Call supported and was supported by Kansas City’s great jazz era; for example in 1937 the Call featured ads from an astounding 80 different jazz clubs in the city

ADDRESS: 1715 East 18th Street

PHONE: 816-842-3804

Kansas City Black Pages
The Business Connection to the Black Community

ADDRESS: 1601 East 18th, Suite 315

PHONE: 816-421-0400

A free copy of nightclubs throughout Kansas City, published by Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors

Radio Stations

90.1 FM KKFI – Blues, Gospel, Jazz , Reggae, World Music
103.3 FM KPRS – Hip Hop, Old & New School R&B
106.5 FM KCIY – Jazz
107.3 FM KNRX – Old & New School R&B, Tom Joyner Morning Show
890 AM KGGN – Gospel , Sunday sermons, Talk

Black Funeral Homes in Missouri and Kansas

February 16, 2011

Elite Funeral Chapel
11525 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64134
Malcolm Morris, Funeral Director

Thatcher’s Funeral Home
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101

Bullock Family Funeral Chapel / Ashland Cemetery
1903 Jules St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Eey Bullock, Funeral Director / Owner

Slider Funeral Home
1734 Washington Blvd.
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel


Who Else Was In Debt When You Graduated High School?

November 17, 2009

Think back…

When you graduated high school and entered into adulthood, how much money did you start with? Did you have any investments? Did you have life insurance? Did you have a banking account?

Or, did you have $5 here and there from graduation cards and a family and friends dinner? Did you start receiving credit card offers from Penney’s, Sears, and Montgomery Wards? Read more

Duane E Harvey Funeral Directors – Kansas City, Missouri

February 10, 2009

Duane Harvey Funeral Directors Staff Photo“When only memories remain, let them be beautiful.”Duane Harvey Funeral Directors Staff Photo

Duane E Harvey, owner of Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors, has over 36 years of funeral service experience.  His knowledge and compassion for families is demonstrated everyday by providing superior services. Read more

Missouri and Kansas Small Business Number Portraits

December 24, 2008

461,259 – The number of small businesses in Missouri.

 30,200- The number of minority-owned businesses in Missouri

120,457- The number of women-owned businesses in Missouri

229,776- The number of small businesses in Kansas

14,000- The number of minority-owned businesses in Kansas

59,642- The number of women-owned businesess in Kansas

Source: 2005 Annual Employer Health Benefits Survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Educational Trust.

Black Economic Union in the Historic Lincoln Building

September 1, 2008

Historic Lincoln BuildingLocated at the historical 18th and Vine District, the Black Economic Union is located in the historic Lincoln Building.

The Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City (BEU) is a not-for-profit community development corporation located in the historic Lincoln Building in the 18th & Vine District of Kansas City, Mo. BEU’s president is Bailus Tate.
BEU was founded in 1968 by former NFL football stars and community activists Jim Brown and Curtis McClinton. Read more

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