Margaret Vatterott

A group of female and nonbinary local musicians gathered at Hitt Records to discuss their relationships and identities with Vox. From left to …

Aki Johnson of Sweet Milk says lack of representation shouldn't stop anyone from playing music.

Em Downing of Nevada Greene plays multiple instruments with several bands. She's also the booking manager at Cafe Berlin. 

Verna Laboy teaches students about resilience during a time when black people were rarely allowed to start their own businesses. "If Annie Fis…

To fully embody the spirit of Annie Fisher, Verna Laboy dresses in a 19th-century ensemble from head to toe. 

Verna Laboy, a Health Educator for Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Public Services, reenacted a famous historical figure to a group of…

Verna Laboy demonstrates how to use the tools that Annie Fisher would have worked with to make her famous beaten biscuits (so named for the am…

Verna Laboy revives the story of Annie Fisher, a successful black businesswoman at the turn of the century, whose story might otherwise be lost.

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