The Sumner Story

The authors of The Sumner Story discuss the inspiring stories of graduates from the formerly segregated black high school in Kansas City, Kansas.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
6:30pm @ Central Library

The authors of The Sumner Story discuss the history of Sumner High School, the formerly segregated black high school in Kansas City, Kansas, that is now the college-prep oriented Sumner Academy, which is consistently ranked among the top high schools in America.

The book offers awe-inspiring details about the success of the school. The authors include Sumner alumni Wilma F. Bonner, Johnnieque Blackmon Love, Sandra Freelain, and Dwight D. Henderson.

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