Thursday, July 27, 2017

KC Blogging The Hot Summer Of '67

An important look back at a pivotal moment in American history by this local faith writer. Checkit:

When cities exploded 50 years ago: 7-27-17

In 1967 I had just graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and, that summer, began work as a reporter for the now-defunct Rochester (N.Y.) Times-Union, a Gannett flagship paper, along with the morning Democrat & Chronicle. It...

11 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Get a headline proofreader. Think about it.

Anonymous said...

I don't see the mistake. Was that summer not hot? Or are you just being grouchy?

Anonymous said...

You don't have to be Herodotus to understand that the riots began shortly after the Civil Rights Act was passed.Good old LBJ--funny how anything concerning race is decided for us.This began the White flight from the cities which now are simply little hell-holes of crime and parasitic entitlement.As for the Jewish athlete barred from the Olympics, many Jews in National Socialist Germany were removed from their occupations. One of the first such actions was to remove Jews from all Media and Government.Golly.........I wonder why..............

Anonymous said...

9:57---50 years ago was 1967.

Anonymous said...

mu's journalism school used to have a great national reputation.

it was destroyed last year.

is it still open? if so, who goes there?

Anonymous said...

^^^Your mother does. She is the pivot in the circle jerk.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Geezer Hater was sodomizing your grandmother while you were writing this.

Anonymous said...

^^^^Which one of you is Bill Tammeus ?

Anonymous said...

Ah. yes, 1967 - a fine year! That was when SCLC first brought Manny Cleaver up to KC from Texas to prepare and stage-manage the 1968 Riots!

Oh, for the Good Old Days!

Anonymous said...

Racism, she is a bitch. .

Anonymous said...

Facts are a bitch too. Let's review some.

50 years ago, negroes were destroying things.

Today, negroes are destroying things.

50 years from now negroes will be destroying things.

Unless we destroy them first.