Cover Story - Return of a Dream

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"The Freedom Issue" 

Spring 2020 | Vol. 75 Issue 1

On the Cover

Topeka entrepreneur Jasira Monique shares stories from her life and career in this issue. Photograph by BriJoRae Pusch-Zuniga


 Kansas Details

   By Cecilia Harris
   Wine for a Cause

   By Kelly Gibson
   Kansas in Bloom

   By Kalli Jo Smith and Cecilia Harris
   The Midwest town that never says no

   Made in Kansas.
   By Amber Fraley
   From Soil to Sip

   Kansas Air.
   By Michael Pearce
   Clay Target Ranges

   Behind the lens. 
   Interviewee Jeffrey McPheeters
   A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography.

 Wide Open Spaces

The Legacy of Tony Joe West
    By Tom Cason
   For a few years, a phenomenal skeet shooter from rural Kansas took his sport by storm.

Who are You?
    By Katherine Dinsdale, Photography by Brian Goodman
    An award-winning Lawrence quilt artist answers her grandfather's challenging question with every stitch,

 Taste of Kansas

Crepes in a Cowtown
    By Meta Newell West Photography by Justin Lister
   A young New Orleans chef creates a breakfast cafe in Abilene's historic downtown


The Return of the World Dreamed
 By Martinez Hillard, photography by Brian Lanker, BriJoRae Pusch-Zuniga with Patrice Jackson and Nick Krug.
 The Mulvane Art Museum brings home a landmark collection of photographs documenting the power and dignity of African American women.

 100 Years of the 19th Amendment
 By Beccy Tanner & Patricia E. Ackerman, photography by Justin Lister & Kansas Historical Society
As America celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage, Kansas looks back on pioneers, miners, adventurers and others who relied on themselves, not the whim of men's votes, to advance women's freedom.