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If you have seen Negroes To Hire or Freedom Seekers, you have learned about the lives of African-American slaves in Civil War era Missouri and Kansas. I am sad to report he died this week. Click here to read the KC Star article about my friend Jimmy Johnson.
Rolling Hills Library, St. Joseph, Missouri – the library is presenting Freedom Seekers: Stories From the Western Underground Railroad on February 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM.Crown Center Screenland Theater - Cinema KC is partnering with the Screenland to screen a film of interest to audiences that want to know more about the history of African Americans. These films are not listed on any website yet. Your first tip is here. Each film will be at 11:00 A.M. at the Screenland Crown Center. Freedom Seekers: Stories From the Western Underground Railroad will be shown on February 8th. I hear they have a never released Kevin Willmott (C.S.A.) titled Destination: Planet Negro. Planet Negro tells the fictional story of a plan to relocate African Americans to live on another planet. On February 22, 2014, the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Blue Parkway,Kansas City, MO 64130 starting at 11:00 A.M. will screen my film on Missouri Slave culture, Negroes To Hire along with Freedom Is Now, the story of the founding of Freedom Incorporated in Kansas City.