Resolution #200559 - Establishing a Commission on Memorials and Monuments to research, examine, and develop a comprehensive strategy for the removal of memorials and symbolic monuments of figures in Kansas City that held slaves, promoted racism or participated in the oppression or dehumanization of others.
The resolution was referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee this week . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City councilwoman is calling for a plan to remove monuments and rename streets that honor figures who were slaveholders or racists.