Watermelon Hill PresentationSunday, November 32 p.m.Southeast Community Center in Swope ParkIn the 1950s and ‘60s, Kansas City was a heavily segregated town. African-Americans were limited even in which city facilities they could use and were permitted to have picnics at just one spot in Swope Park–at Shelter No. 5–widely known as “Watermelon Hill.” Read more.Local historian Joelouis Mattox discusses this era in the city’s racial past at this free seminar.http://kcparks.org/event/watermelon-hill-in-swope-park-presentation/ | KC Parks Instagram Photos

Watermelon Hill PresentationSunday, November 32 p.m.Southeast Community Center in Swope ParkIn the 1950s and ‘60s, Kansas City was a heavily segregated town. African-Americans were limited even in which city facilities they could use and were permitted to have picnics at just one spot in Swope Park–at Shelter No. 5–widely known as “Watermelon Hill.” Read more.Local historian Joelouis Mattox discusses this era in the city’s racial past at this free seminar.http://kcparks.org/event/watermelon-hill-in-swope-park-presentation/