Enjoy Kansas City Anti-Violence Theater
The Kansas City murder spike continues despite a public discourse that's mostly focused on development. Meanwhile advocates against the local spate of killing seem to be growing more frustrated with the public's dismissal of this horrific body count. A glimpse of a bit of local art and a publicity stunt on the topic:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Community activists and church leaders used a unique prop Saturday with the hopes of leaving a powerful message with those who drove by Troost and Linwood. It wasn't a funeral or a burial, but volunteers rolled out an empty casket near the busy intersection.