After a street fight on The Paseo and dramatically scaled down expectations, the public has seemingly lost interest in this effort given that media outnumbered speakers at today's public listening session
KCTV5: KC Parks, Recreation Board get resident input on possible new MLK street
"Kansas City could have an MLK Boulevard in the coming months. The Kansas City Parks and Recreation board is holding open meetings for citizens to give their input. The City is considering parts of Volker, Swope and Blue Parkway to be named after the civil rights leader.
"A total of five people spoke at the meeting Tuesday, so it wasn’t highly attended by any means. The people who were there are passionate about Martin Luther King Jr. and renaming streets. Not necessarily those two together."
Read the whole thing for a decent roundup of the effort so far.
Even better . . .
ENJOY THIS KICK-ASS KANSAS CITY COMIC CALLING OUT BOOING KANSAS CITY 'HATER' CHIEFS FANS!!!
We may not totally agree but the MLK reference is apropos and offers an insight into how the nation sees booing fans.
You decide . . .