Lawrence, Kansas




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A Taste of Lawrence, Kansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LAWRENCE?

  1. Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County. Located in northeastern Kansas, Lawrence is the anchor city of the Lawrence, Kansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Douglas County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 87,643.

  2. Lawrence has been named one of the best places to retire by U.S. News & World Report and one of America's 10 best college towns by Parents & Colleges.

  3. Shortly after Lawrence’s founding, two newspapers were started: The Kansas Pioneer and the Herald of Freedom. Both papers touted the Free State mission which caused problems from the people of Lecompton, then the pro-slavery headquarters, located about ten miles northwest of Lawrence, and land squatters from Missouri. The Kansas Free State began in early January 1855.

  4. Lawrence has a diverse economy spanning education, industrial, agricultural, government, finance and scientific research, most of these are related to the University of Kansas, which is the largest employer in Lawrence.

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KPHN 1190 AM Kansas City, MO Children's
KMAJ 1440 AM Topeka, KS News/Talk
KTOP 1490 AM Topeka, KS Sports
KUDL 1660 AM Kansas City, KS Business News

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Located in downtown Lawrence, the mural The Polinators was designed by artist David Loewenstein and painted by the community as a tribute to the county of Douglas and other African-American artists with Kansas roots.


Demographics of Lawrence, Kansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

82.0%

4.7%

3.1%

4.5%

5.7%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Lawrence, Kansas

     
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Businesses in Lawrence, Kansas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Hidden Jewel Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1246 Haskell Ave - Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 749-1106  - (visit website)

  2. Razor Bump Cream for Black Men -  Category: Skin Care -   - (888) 380-2446  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Oh Boy Chicken -  Category: Soul Food, Gluten-Free -   1006 Massachusetts St Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 856-6269   - (reviews)

  2. Sandbar -  Category: American, Cuban, Southern, Soul Food -   17 E 8th St Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 842-1679

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CHURCHES



  1. Calvary Church of God in Christ -   646 Alabama Street Lawrence, KS 66044 ( 785) 749-0951

  2. St. Luke, Lawrence - African Methodist Episcopal Church -  900 New York Street Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 841-0847

Saint Luke A M E Church Celebrating Black History Month Lawrence, KS   Saint Luke A M E Church Celebrating Black History Month Lawrence, KS (video)
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