Monday, February 24, 2020
Crossing Kansas City Racial Dividing Lines
A classic and constant conversation has a bit of nuance this time around that's still mostly unmentioned . . .
Kansas City urban core mostly minority communities aren't always jazzed about inclusion and investment by white hipsters given that gentrification mostly forces out longtime and lower-income residents.
Hint . . . MAGA might not be so happy about this one either given that poor whites are moved out right along with minority neighbors because the only color that matters is green.
Still, the talk of this town's de facto segregation persists in this latest update:
"Kansas City has a racial dividing line that has left a legacy of segregation. KCTV5 News is taking a closer look at how the line was drawn and what’s being done to integrate and develop neighborhoods."
Take a look:
You decide . . .