Journalist, author, activist Lewis W. Diuguid, what’s going on – current events

Lewis W. Diuguid

Lewis W. Diuguid, author/journalist/activist shares thoughts on current events of the day – war, rumors of war, politics, disaster, mis-information, truth, activism and hope.

Lewis is a multimedia consultant, lecturer, freelance writer and editor, certified diversity facilitator. He is a former columnist, editorial board member, op-ed page editor, and letters editor at The Kansas City Star.

Lewis is a St. Louis native and worked more than 39 years as a journalist with The Kansas City Star, rising to vice president of community resources responsible for the newspaper’s philanthropic and outreach efforts in the community. He wrote an award-winning column for The Kansas City Star for 30 years and served on the editorial board from 1999 to 2016. He is the recipient of many awards, including the 2000 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism and the 2017 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism from Harvard University. He also is chair of the Political Action Committee for the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME).

Books by Lewis W. Diuguid:

  • Exploring Cuba: Erasing Fears through Multicultural Education [with Bette Tate-Beaver]
  • Our Fathers: Making Black Men
  • Discovering the Real America: Toward a More Perfect Union
  • A Teacher’s Cry: Expose the Truth about Education Today


Host/producer/engineer: Donna Morrow Wolfe

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