A miserable year proved even worse for a Latino enclave in Kansas City today.
A prominent and beloved Latina leader died from COVID-19 complications this morning. News of her passing quickly resonated through the Westside and across the city given that her family and friends are some of the most influential and active people in all of the metro.
The deets don't belong to TKC so we'll only publish whatever followup we can find from MSM. Still, we couldn't ignore social media lighting up with tribute and memorials for her passing. Even amid sadness throughout the local Latino community, there was still some debate about the politics of this horrific plague.
Hacks have used the pandemic for political gain and the tragic losses have been trumpeted as cheap talking points to win mostly pointless debates.
Meanwhile, Americans continue to suffer under the shadow of death as leadership from nearly every strata has been primarily concerned with amassing power.
Developing . . .