Kansas City Overnight Narrative: Ferguson, Missouri Connection To The 1968 MLK Riots
Just as Kansas City Insiders predicted . . .
Locals and denizens throughout the state of Missouri are making the connection to current Ferguson, Missouri unrest and the 1968 MLK riots.
Here's the latest look at the juxtaposition . . . St. Louis Activist: Decades After 1968 Urban Uprisings, Key Economic & Race Issues Remain Unresolved
"In 1967, President Lyndon Johnson established what became known as the Kerner Commission to investigate the causes of the unrest. In February 1968, the commission famously concluded: "Our nation is moving toward two societies -- one black, one white -- separate and unequal." Just a month later, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sparked uprisings in more than 100 cities across the United States, including Kansas City, Missouri, where the National Guard was deployed and at least five people were killed. We speak with Jamala Rogers, who was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and witnessed the 1968 uprisings."
Here's the STL Public Radio commentary from Jamala Rogers: Commentary: Kerner Commission Warning Comes True — Two Societies, Separate And Unequal
Certainly something to think about for the overnight . . .
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