Last night's protest was far less "eventful" as faith leaders and police promotion of "unity" seemed to diffuse most tensions . . . Despite a few more arrests.
Here's the latest roundup and a look at the mainstream convseration so far . . .
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Kansas City Standoff Postscript
Kansas City police kept hundreds of protesters from entering the Country Club Plaza following Wednesday's unity march.Protesters marched up to Main Street and into Westport before turning south, heading back toward the Plaza.About 9:30 p.m., as the group made its way back, instead heading back to Mill Creek Park, which has been the site of the demonstrations since Friday, protesters appeared to try to continue the march through the shopping district.
Week Of Cowtown Dissent
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Protest continue for a sixth night as hundreds come together to protest the wrongful death of George Floyd and all the wrongful deaths of unarmed black men in Kansas City and in our country.
Protesters Share Differences
As the Unity March on Wednesday headed west toward the Country Club Plaza, another group of protesters was waiting at the intersection of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Main Street. Those demonstrators said they don't want unity with the police until changes are made.
Eyeing Painful Testimony
In the days since Saturday's protest at the Country Club Plaza, which included tear gas, fires and injured protesters, police officials have denied that they fired rubber bullets. But Sean Stearns, a 32-year-old Kansas City man who was at the protest, said that's what he believes pummeled his left eye just before midnight.
Pepper Spray Backstory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The video of 20-year-old Paul Salary's arrest has been viewed and shared on social media over two million times. Salary told 41 Action News he was taking a stand, a stand that got him arrested at the Country Club Plaza protests on Saturday evening.
Demanding KCPD Reform
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Many of those protesting in Kansas City over the last few days are calling for reforms, including local control of the police department and the use of body cameras by officers.
Visit KC: Cowtown Social Justice Activist & Riotous Looter Tourism Surges
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least a dozen people arrested during this past weekend's demonstrations were from "out of town," or more than an hour's drive from Kansas City, according to police. Thousands of demonstrators have been on Kansas City's streets following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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