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Interview with Paseo Baptist Church pastor Charles J. Briscoe. Briscoe discusses his childhood, his experience at R. T. Coles Vocational High School, his theological education and early experiences as a pastor, and returning to Kansas City and eventually the Paseo Baptist Church. He also discusses his views on race relations and the Black community in Kansas City, the role of the church in community building and politics, the history of Paseo Baptist, its mission work, and his views of other religions.

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Black Archives of Mid-America
Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library

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Interview with Muriel Boyd about her life in Kansas City, her family history, being shielded from the knowledge of segregation by her parents, and her Cherokee ancestor Elizabeth Mantooth Starks. She also discusses her memories of the 18th and Vine area, her memories of the protests following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., her history with the Paseo Baptist Church, and memories of Black political leaders including Bruce R. Watkins.

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Chavez & Associates
Life360
Kansas City Museum