Sides of the street Our June issue included a feature about the contentious fight over the renaming of the historic Paseo, Kansas City's oldest boulevard, for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The renaming was approved by the city council at the request of a group of black clergymen without following the city's specified protocol.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
MLK BLVD STILL DIVIDES KANSAS CITY!!!
In a lot of different ways, Quinton Lucas winning the mayoral contest serves as a setback for activists who want to change the name back to The Paseo. The new, very likable mayor campaigning for MLK BLVD will certainly detract from their cause. And so, here's a great deal of grousing for a return to the not so glorious past in our 2nd favorite JoCo magazine . . . Checkit: