The report isn't journalism, it's racially charged propaganda that imagines a more diverse community when the metro and the nation are more divided than ever . . . And part of the problem might be related to corporate hacks pushing this kind of garbage on the public while more important policy issues concerning far more people are neglected . . . Read it for free on TKC for those who know how to quickly move past paywalls because today's Sunday paper isn't worth 4 bucks.
When Ron Smith was young, growing up in the 1970s, he and his buddies would drive out from south Kansas City to Lee's Summit, a lily-white country hamlet that had yet to grow into a sprawling suburb. They were treated like black teens often are.