Saturday, June 13, 2020
ANOTHER KANSAS CITY NIGHT OF PROTEST & MARCHING ON THE PLAZA AMID MORE CALLS TO DEFUND THE POLICE!!!
Tonight a mostly white crowd shuts down traffic on the Plaza in the ongoing march for social justice and a crackdown on law enforcement . . .
KSHB: KC protest organizer calls for reallocation of police funds
The crowd also came together to sing the Black National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Song.”
This evening's festivities started near the soon to be renamed J.C. Nichols fountain wherein protesters theorized that defunding police would allow homeless folks with drug problems to receive care and treatment rather than arrest.
There are least 1000 people on the scene and protesters shut down 47th Street as the make their way through the plaza tonight.
Volunteers are controlling traffic and police haven't interfered with the protest so far.
Developing . . .