KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Changing the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard in Kansas City could go on the November ballot. It was confirmed on Thursday night. A group is pushing for the street that used to be called Paseo to get its original name back.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Kansas City 'Save The Paseo' And MLK Blvd Push Back: Court Fight Coming Soon!?!?!
Northeast denizens, grassroots petitioners and sponsored content newspaper publishers better have deep pockets because local civil rights lawyers are gearing up for a fight they literally cannot lose. Whilst petitioners deserve credit for bringing this issue to a vote when some members of the clergy couldn't despite promises . . . Citizen initiative power is tenuous at best and very dependent on more powerful forces flexing their muscles inside City Hall -- Where voters high ideals usually go to die. Take a look: