Heart of the City

Heart of the City

Lincoln Prep Academy faces obstacles on and off the field to seize a state championship.

Lincoln Prep, Kansas City’s premiere school for Black excellence, began last year with the best football program in school history. While the team has its eyes set on a state championship, the city is facing the most violent year it’s seen in decades and local alumni may soon be priced out of the neighborhood. Conversations around gentrification and dramatic shifts in school demographics ensure th

Heart of the City is a local public television program presented by Kansas City PBS.