Segment 1: Where a new mother lives often affects her ability to find treatment
Postpartum depression affects women of all demographics, but those in rural areas are particularly unable to take advantage of certain treatment options. Kansas City medical professionals reviewed some of the resources available in the region and discussed the challenges of connecting those to the mothers who most need them.
Segment 2: The business of remembering Emmett Till’s murder in Mississippi
The 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi, could be considered a spark that lit the flame of the civil rights movement that followed. Turns out that decades later it also sparked a dubious tourism boom throughout in the region where he died.
Dave Tell will discuss his new book at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Kansas City Library’s Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Missouri 64112. For more information, and to RSVP, go to KCLibrary.org.