Our troll friends in Northeast propagated a sketchy argument in a somewhat recent street sign debate: THEY said MLK never visited KC.
And so, newsies diligently poured over archives to prove this talking point wrong.
This visit confirms a cowtown civil rights connection and provides a point of pride for local journalism that has suffered amid the rise of social media influencers.
Check-it . . .
She had been sent to get an interview and she would get it, but not without some help. Her assignment: talk to the Black minister, civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner - Martin Luther King, Jr. - who had just flown into Kansas City.