“Racism in Kansas City” Author Publishes 2nd Book, Praised by Cornel West

Four years after the release of Racism in Kansas City, Garrett S. Griffin has published his second book, this time through Ig Publishing (New York). Why America Needs Socialism: The Argument from Martin Luther King, Helen Keller, Albert Einstein, and Other Great Thinkers is finally here, and it’s already creating a buzz. Famous black intellectual Cornel West … More “Racism in Kansas City” Author Publishes 2nd Book, Praised by Cornel West

“Racism in Kansas City” Writer Joining Author Open House at New Bookstore

The Green Door Book Store & Gift Shoppe (11800 W. Railroad Ave, Overland Park, KS), a quaint little independent book store that just opened this spring, will be hosting a “Meet Local Authors Open House” event this Saturday, December 14, from 2-4pm. Come meet “local authors in the genres of fiction, historical fiction, local historical … More “Racism in Kansas City” Writer Joining Author Open House at New Bookstore

“Racism in Kansas City” Author’s Second Book is Here For Pre-Order

Racism in Kansas City: A Short History was Garrett S. Griffin’s first book, and reading it may have offered you hints as to what his second would be about. Why America Needs Socialism: The Argument from Martin Luther King, Helen Keller, Albert Einstein, and Other Great Thinkers is being published by IG Publishing (New York, NY). It … More “Racism in Kansas City” Author’s Second Book is Here For Pre-Order

“Racism in Kansas City” Author Speaking at Rockhurst University

The author of Racism in Kansas City: A Short History, Garrett S. Griffin, will be giving a book talk at RU on Tuesday, February 6, at 7pm in Arrupe Auditorium. This is a free event. The RU bookstore is now carrying copies of the book, so you can purchase one there or at the event itself. Or … More “Racism in Kansas City” Author Speaking at Rockhurst University

“Racism in Kansas City” Now For Sale at Rockhurst University Bookstore

Racism in Kansas City: A Short History is now for sale at the Rockhurst University bookstore (Massman Hall, 1240 E. 53rd St, Kansas City, MO 64110). Stop by and pick one up! The book is being sold in preparation for a book talk the author, Garrett S. Griffin, will be giving at RU on Tuesday, February … More “Racism in Kansas City” Now For Sale at Rockhurst University Bookstore

“Racism in Kansas City” Author to Moderate Panel on Race

Garrett S. Griffin, the author of Racism in Kansas City: A Short History, will serve as the moderator of the “Where Do We Go From Here? KC’s Black-White Divide” panel. One of the panelists is Alvin Brooks, who wrote the forward to Racism in Kansas City. This free, public event takes place on December 7, 2017 from … More “Racism in Kansas City” Author to Moderate Panel on Race

Statement on the Fraternal Order of Police letter to Marcus Peters

Regarding the Fraternal Order of Police letter to Marcus Peters: Hopefully Chiefs player Marcus Peters can gently explain to the Kansas City Fraternal Order of Police that it is the responsibility of the police in this country, and theirs alone, to not kill unarmed people. It is the responsibility of the courts to imprison officers … More Statement on the Fraternal Order of Police letter to Marcus Peters

“Racism in Kansas City” Author Speaking On Racial Violence

Garrett S. Griffin, author of Racism in Kansas City: A Short History, will speak at KC Oasis on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 11am. Oasis meets at 2050 W. Pennway St, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 (Tony Aguirre Community Center). He will present an examination of the causes of racial violence, by both oppressor and oppressed, in Kansas … More “Racism in Kansas City” Author Speaking On Racial Violence