Thursday, November 22, 2018

Kansas City Thanksgiving Postscript 2018



Evening readers, we haven't forgotten about you. Here are few news notes for reflection along with a reminder about that hottie fashion faux pas which defines diversity talk on this holiday four our blog community:

ABC: Native Americans mark Thanksgiving with day of mourning

NBC: Thanksgiving game with the Cowboys is just another insult to Native Americans in a season full of them . . . Red Skins Won.

Huff Post: As A Native American, Here’s What I Want My Fellow Americans To Know About Thanksgiving

Closer to home, these are the best of the local links out there right now . . .

Kansas City Tribute

"Thankful I'm still alive" Local Veterans discuss what Thanksgiving means to them.

Service members spend Thanksgiving away from their families, buy they're grateful, and honored to serve. We had a chance to talk to local Veterans about what Thanksgiving Day means to them. The Heartland Honor Flight is a day to thank our Veterans.


Local Craft Good Deeds

Single mother gets emotional after receiving donated table

KANSAS CITY, MO (KMBC/CNN) - Dinner at the kitchen table is a family tradition. It's tough to do, though, when you don't have one. One furniture store in Kansas City, MO, is trying to make sure nobody faces that by donating tables to single mothers.


Meth Town Loves The Troops

Volunteers at VFW in Independence host Thanksgiving dinner

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- As many as a fourth of all homeless people across the country served in the armed forces and one group stepped up to help them on Thanksgiving. This year was the first time VFW Post 1000 in Independence has hosted a Thanksgiving dinner and a lot of volunteers helped make it happen.


Cowtown Consideration

Can the World Use More Kindness?

Delbert tries to be kind to his fellow humans and expects the same in return. He acknowledges the country seems more polarized than ever but contends that isn't what America is about. "I think it's a cleansing moment for the state and country to realize there's difficult times, but there's some good times happening, too," he says.


No Productivity This Month

64 percent of employees plan to shop online while at work

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- The holidays are a busy time for everyone and, whether they want to admit it or not, many people shop during work hours to get it all done in time. According to a new study by Robert Half Technology, 64 percent of professionals surveyed plan to shop online during work hours this holiday season.


Mahomes Makes Great Content

Aaron Rodgers compares Patrick Mahomes to himself

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been the rage of the NFL thus far this season. Sure his three-interception performance last week against the Rams didn't help his standing in the MVP race. But Mahomes continues to dominate statistically


Kansas City Friday Forecast

First Alert: Rain to move through on Friday

If you're heading out for Black Friday shopping, take an umbrella. Rain is likely between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Temps will top out near 50 degrees. Big changes will...


And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Surprised the Huff Post article was not about Sharice Davids.