Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Kansas City Chicano History Remembered

By today's standards "walkout" activism is quaint and speaks to a moment in history when people actually believed in the promise of equality. Accordingly, here's a quick but worthwhile write-up that recalls the glory days of the civil rights movement before the nation delved into the muck of partisan identity politics and racially charged power struggles.

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Learn Kansas City's Place in Chicano History

On Sept. 16, 1969, a small group of Chicano students at Kansas City's now-closed West High School marched off campus to advocate for civil liberties. As the sounds of mariachi played, they marched toward the Chicano Cultural Center.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...


Yes and to all of you Hispanics in Kansas City they want to erase your history here too by changing the name of the Paseo. Don't think that's only about the beloved bowel movement matters it's about racism toward you too!

Anonymous said...

^^^ Ugh. Trump just wants to build the wall and keep Hispanic children in cages. Piss off MAGA bum!

Charlie Horse said...

And yet he'll be your President until noon 1/20/2025. Weird huh?

Byron Funkhouser said...

No, it won't happen.

Trump knows he will lose, that's why he's stirring up all this shit.

He's hoping you Trumptards will rush to Washington & save him.

Anonymous said...

Save him from what? Pussy retards like you? Retard, he can take care of himself. It’s not as though he’s a cunthole Democrat.

Anonymous said...

The folks of Latin American descent are awesome in this town. They are honest, hard working, and contribute. Blacks, not so much....