Wednesday, December 27, 2017
TKC TOLD YOU SO!!! NAACP DENOUNCES WESTPORT STREET PRIVATIZATION!!!
A divisive racial battle over party district streets now confronts Kansas City.
Earlier today we offered FIRST NEWS of this upcoming Westport conflict and later evening newscasts provided even more coverage as events continue to unfold.
Check the latest from the Kansas City Chapter of this longstanding civil rights organization:
KSHB: NAACP: Privatizing Westport sidewalks could increase civil rights violations
KMBC: News conference scheduled for Friday at 10 a.m.
Fox4KC: “Although privatization is much in style these days,” the Rev. Rodney Williams, who is expected to speak Friday, said in a statement from the NAACP, “it cannot solve this very real issue. Indeed, it is more likely to increase civil rights violations and increase racial tension in our city.”
Developing . . .