KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The latest debate over renaming The Paseo to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. is almost a year old. As the for a vote on the issue, 41 Action News is looking back at the history of the prominent boulevard.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
GROWING KANSAS CITY OPPOSITION AGAINST MLK RENAME ON THE PASEO!!!
One year of discussion hasn't offered any consensus about a controversial proposed name change of an iconic local street . . . The Revs promised a public vote but BACKED DOWN from their election efforts that would've required a funding mechanism and public disclosure. Now the move to ram through legislation has encountered growing public resistance as faith community leaders look to create political and racial dividing lines whilst a growing number of residents seem to agree the 63rd street solution makes more sense . . . More background here: