Thursday, April 27, 2017
TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! LOW ATTENDANCE STARTS CONTROVERSIAL KANSAS CITY WHITE PRIVILEGE CONFERENCE!!!
Sad to report a bit of an anti-climax despite a lot of mainstream media hype on a story our TKC blog community broke at the outset of the month . . .
To wit . . .
OPENING DAY ATTENDANCE FOR THE WHITE PRIVILEGE CONFERENCE DISAPPOINTED ORGANIZERS IN KANSAS CITY DESPITE THE LOCAL NEWS FIRESTORM!!!
In fact, the crowd was smaller than the previous celebration of middle-class guilt by at least 100 according to an off-record organizer comment . . .
Here's the word:
"We think a lot of people got scared away. But it's likely that over the weekend more of our out of town visitors will arrive and our more exciting workshops will likely attract a larger number of attendees . . ."
With tickets starting at a high of $450-a-pop . . . We can see how some local denizens might wait until there's a price drop or discount.
Still, even with heavy newspaper sympathetic promotion . . . It's not entirely surprising that this even was a bit of an anti-climax to start.
Developing . . .