Archive forJanuary, 2010
DEBATE-Kansas City students continue to make waves in college debate. Ryan Wash (formerly of Kansas City Central) and LaToya Green-Williams (formerly of Lincoln Prep) placed second representing Emporia State in the open division at UMKC’s Baby Jo Memorial tournament. Mr. Wash was the second place speaker at the tournament while Ms. Williams-Green was sixth. You can see [...]
DEBATE-Kansas City is proud to announce another file release: The Spatial Racism Affirmative with Negative. You can find it under the resources link (password required). We will provide a video blog on the file soon, and we will attempt to turn the affirmative into a negative kritik for those of you who enjoy running similar arguments on [...]
January 18, 2010 | Leave a Comment
DEBATE-Kansas City would like to take a moment to pay tribute to one of the greatest orators and political activist of all time: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King stood for the empowerment of all people. His belief that, through dialogue and non-violent resistance, we could over come the legacy of slavery and Jim [...]
Click here to read a story featured in the Janurary 2010 KC Counselor that includes mention of DEBATE-Kansas City’s growing relationship with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA). DKC is very grateful to have the support of the KCMBA and the Young Lawyers Section.
The Sumner Academy Debate Team placed 1st in the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s Regional 4-Speaker Debate State Qualifier! Seniors, David Hutchinson and Caleb Sisk; Junior, Candace Villanueva and Sophomores Mia Richardson and Vincente Perez competed in the 4-Speaker Regional Debate Qualifier, December 18 and 19 at Blue Valley Classic High School. Overall, the [...]
January 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment
Due to concerns about extreme cold DEBATE-Kansas City has canceled the City Championship for January 8th and 9th. We greatly appreciate all those who volunteered to judge. We are already working to reschedule and will be in contact once we have a new tournament date.