Thursday, August 20, 2020
KANSAS CITY 'DEFUND THE POLICE' PROTESTERS ESCORTED OUT OF COUNCIL SESSION AMID OUTCRY!!!
Quick blog note as the ranks of protesters are growing fewer . . .
Near the beginning of the meeting, Sheryl Ferguson, who has spoken at protests previously, and two other protesters interrupted the meeting to criticize the Board of Police Commissioners and tell Mayor Quinton Lucas that people are tired of waiting for accountability and transparency.
“If you don’t want to address the concerns that your citizens have, we will meet you again here next week and we will continue until the needs of the city (are) met by the police force,” Ferguson said.
Another protester asked the council, “Who killed Donnie Sanders?” as they were escorted out.
Developing . . .