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10 lesser-known Black History Month sites across America

10 lesser-known Black History Month sites across America

CNN | February 08, 2018
"The legacy of these players is honored at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a 10,000-square-foot museum of interactive exhibits and films residing in the 18th and Vine district of Kansas City, a historic hub of African-American cultural activity."
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The 31 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants in America

The 31 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants in America

Thrillist | February 08, 2018
"If, like us, you’ve always wanted to eat your fried chicken in an 1829 log cabin and farmhouse, Stroud's Oak Ridge Manor is the place to do it. Since 1933, the good people of North Kansas City have gathered here for their pan-fried chicken."
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Honoring Black Culture

Honoring Black Culture

Los Angeles Times | January 26, 2018
"Learn about the connection between America's pastime and black history at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. It's located in the city where the first such league was founded and tells the story of the 75-plus leagues and teams that emerged between 1920 and 1955, mostly in the South, Northeast and the Midwest."
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The Best Cities in the United States

The Best Cities in the United States

National Geographic | January 15, 2018
"Depression-era painter Thomas Hart Benton called this midsize Missouri city home, perhaps igniting the town’s artistic fervor. Visit his home/studio (note the coffee cans full of paintbrushes) or view his romanticized images of local people and landscapes at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art."
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30 cities for affordable winter travel

30 cities for affordable winter travel

USA Today | December 06, 2017
"Barbecue and jazz are among the best ways to get a taste of this Midwestern city. Take a tour on a double-decker bus and visit the theme park Worlds of Fun. You also won't want to miss Art Alley or the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art."
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The 60 most romantic weekend getaways to add to your travel list

The 60 most romantic weekend getaways to add to your travel list

Redbook | December 04, 2017
"Travel back in time when you visit this city and stop in for a drink at Manifesto, one of the top speakeasy-styled cocktail lounges in the area. We suggest a few sips before heading to dinner in the Country Club Plaza, then catching a show at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts."
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