Saturday, September 16, 2017
TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! KANSAS CITY POLICE TALKING WITH LOCAL ACTIVISTS AS STL RIOTS OVER DEADLY POLICE SHOOTING!!!
Here's a bit of good news for the weekend . . . Behind the scenes, Kansas City authorities are working with local community leaders amid upcoming KCMO demonstrations in solidarity with STL protest that have now turned violent.
Fair warning . . . There are a few other factions planning smallish surprise KC protests this evening who have rejected police interaction . . . Per ushe, the Country Club Plaza seems to be the easiest place to grab headlines but Downtown, Crossroads & Westport entertainment districts are also soft targets.
Meanwhile . . .
KANSAS CITY CONFRONTS THE THREAT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE STL RIOTING SPILLING OVER INTO LOCAL STREETS!!!
From what insiders tell us . . . The rage isn't as pronounced as Ferguson but the anger is still there and more overtly political with working and middle-class whites joining the fray along with activists flying in from around the nation and working to influence unrest via social media as well.
For now, here's a roundup of the top stories coming out of STL and KC leaders work diligently to stay out of the headlines.
WAPO: Ex-officer acquitted in St. Louis slaying: 'I did nothing wrong'
TIME: Officers Injured and Mayor's Home Damaged During St. Louis Protests
Guv Greitens: Reports of bricks thrown at police. That's not protest. That's a crime. We stand behind our officers. This violence won't be tolerated.
ChiTrib: St. Louis cop's acquittal on murder charge triggers second day of protests
NYT: St. Louis Faces More Protests Over Ex-Officer’s Acquittal in Killing
Guardian: Police arrest 32 protesters in St Louis after acquittal of Jason Stockley
CityLab: The Next Wave of Outrage
QZ: “Without protest there can be no progress”: the voices and faces of St. Louis protesters
RiverFront: Horrifying Video Shows Cops March Over Old Woman in Downtown St. Louis
Rolling Stone: 'Deeply Saddened' Bono on St. Louis: 'Is This 1968 or 2017?'
Developing . . .