Drury University’s “Summer Scholars” program provides local African American high school kids a taste of what it’s like to be a successful in college. The program, which has been going on this week, is designed to narrow the achievement gap between African-American students and their peers in the Springfield community.
Adult Muslims all over the world are required by their faith to fast for one month out of the year from sunrise to sunset. This month is called Ramadan. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has more on the holiday’s significance in the Ozarks.