Saturday, June 20, 2020

Kansas City Protest Redux

A juxtaposition of social justice uprisings and continued conflict betwixt police and community over generations . . . Read more:

What The 1968 Kansas City Uprisings Have In Common With This Year's Black Lives Matter Protests

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the police killing of George Floyd were just the spark for subsequent protests. Though 52 years passed between the two deaths, there has been little change in the systemic racism contributing to the outrage.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...


Black people and some white people who support this protesting and BLM are not making any sense.

Anonymous said...

Death of criminal Floyd is not equivalent to the death of civil rights leader MLK.

Anonymous said...

Burning and looting!

Anonymous said...

Do MLK never broke laws and got thrown in jail? Shut up idiot.

Anonymous said...

Dear God, 10:01, is that click language?

Anonymous said...

1968: saw workers laid off due to increased highways and less freight & passengers.
2020: At a time when railroads were already laying off workers in the name of more efficient scheduling, the pandemic caused a significant drop in shipments, leading to even greater job cuts.

Fort Worth-based BNSF, owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, has had to reduce its workforce at locations across its network in 28 states and three Canadian provinces, where it runs about 32,500 miles of track. The company, which operates one of the largest rail networks in the U.S., declined to provide specific figures.

Anonymous said...

James Earl Ray is considered an American hero by most people.

Anonymous said...

and more people know who james earl jones is and like him better.

Anonymous said...

Blacks certainly were more sharply dressed back then. Probably more intelligent too. Hoodrats of today, and the lower middle class blacks that for some reason want to emulate hoodrat culture, just look so lazy. They make me want to turn the channel, not find out more about the "cause".

Anonymous said...

Floyd never intentionally incited riots, so they are different.