University archivist plans podcast on Black Kansas churches
December 27, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An archivist at the University of Kansas plans to launch a four-part podcast next year focused on telling the current stories of Black churches in northeast Kansas.
Patricia Cecil, an archivist associate in the university's Department of Religious Studies, developed the "Faith in the Free State" project and recently received a $10,000 grant from the nonprofit Humanities Kansas, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.
Cecil has studied and archived much of Kansas' history related to religion and religious faiths. She decided to focus on Black churches in the region after w...