Dr. Shurita Thomas-Tate

Michele Skalicky

At times it seems that civility is dead.  People are constantly at odds with one another, and shouting matches are all too common, especially online.  Social media is often used as a battleground where people who disagree on various issues fight with words.   People who were once friends no longer talk because their political or other beliefs are different.  

Despite that, there are many things happening in the Ozarks that show civility and attempts to understand one another are, in fact, very much alive.

Drury Class Joins Little Free Library Movement

Sep 2, 2014
Drury University

“Take a book. Leave a book.” That’s the slogan for Little Free Library, a worldwide, community-building movement aimed at fostering a love of books and reading. Here in Springfield, one Drury University class has decided to dive headfirst into the movement by building its own. KSMU’s Julie Greene has more.