Since 1934, a statue of Andrew Jackson has stood in front of the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City. A small replica is outside the Truman Courthouse in Independence. email@example.com It troubles Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker that, on their way to seek justice in the downtown courthouse, victims, jurors and defendants alike pass the statue of a man who owned slaves and treated Native Americans as subhuman.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Does Jackson County Need Historical Social Justice Postscript?!?!
There are a great many problems at the Courthouse . . . This editorial covers one of the LEAST IMPORTANT threats to public BUT offers an important reminder about why the newspaper is going broke. We can only hope this is hidden behind the paywall: