For more than an hour protesters dominated the Kansas City Country Club Plaza to commemorate the death of George Floyd.

Special thanks to A KICK-ASS TKC READER for sending a clip of streets blocked in order to offer tribute speeches . . .

There wasn't any violence but I wouldn't exactly call it "peaceful" . . . A quote:

“We gonna knock on your door. We gonna blow your mother f*cking head off”

KSHB's Dave D'Marko also features some great images from the scene.

Check the links . . .

Kansas Citians march in memory of George Floyd

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Citians took to the streets Tuesday night to honor the memory of George Floyd on the anniversary of his death. Residents gathered at Equal Minded Cafe and made signs before marching to Mill Creek Park. En route to the park, the Willie Arthur Smith Marching Cobras joined the group.

In Kansas City, Remembering George Floyd's Murder Is Complicated And Emotional

Kansas City racial justice activists are preparing to meet and protest near the Country Club Plaza this evening, in the park where the city's biggest protests happened last summer. It's part of their commemoration of the killing of George Floyd, one year ago today.

Kansas City activist reflects on anniversary of George Floyd's killing

An activist reflects on the anniversary of George Floyd's killing and what the impact of his death has had on Kansas City.

Community activists fight for change, one year after George Floyd's death

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Social justice activists continue to fight for racial equity one year after the death of George Floyd. The nine minute, 29 second video of Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck until he died sparked protests and rallies across the country.

Kansas Citians hold memorial march in honor of George Floyd

Kansas Citians are marking one year since George Floyd's death, and the call for change that came with it.

One year after death of George Floyd, community members march to Plaza in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- On Tuesday, community members marched to the Plaza as they reflected on the death of George Floyd one year later. Several groups who held events throughout the day gathered near Mill Creek and 47th Street around 6:30PM. Several speakers spoke to the crowd before they marched through the streets.

Protesters march through Kansas City's Plaza, marking year since George Floyd's death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On the year anniversary of George Floyd's death protesters marched through Kansas City on Tuesday, still demanding change. They marched from a café on Troost to Mill Creek Park and through the streets of the Country Club Plaza.

Photos: A Year Of Protests In Kansas City

Over the last year, reporters at KCUR have documented the social unrest that followed the murder of George Floyd by then-Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin and the resulting demands for racial justice. At protests, rallies and events around Kansas City, photojournalists Carlos Moreno and Julie Denesha captured moments of tension, conflict, solidarity and creativity.

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  1. I guess Nike made the right decision after all.

  2. Speech should not be regulated. They are not causing violence and the constitution guarantees the people the right to protest peacefully. They have a right to speak up!

  3. Asking for a friend!5/25/21, 9:14 PM

    Looks like a good crowd of a few hundred. I wonder if they'll go to the cheesecake factory afterwards?

  4. I see some of the typical chatter against protesters that never admits that if it was the other way around there would be chaos in the streets. Forget the capitol Riot already?

  5. Funtime pizza party afterwards?

  6. So what is a riot or a march? I'm hearing both things.

  7. There were actually two groups of protesters and the ones marching were far more peaceful and respectful. Not really such a big deal to block traffic for a few minutes especially when you consider the magnitude of the issue.

  8. Black. Lives. Matter.

    They should make the day a national holiday AND pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. If not, vote them out.

  9. Didn't Missouri pass a law banning protesters from blocking the road? I guess it didn't make much of a difference.

  10. the protester with the megaphone was making some pretty nasty threats. That's not a good representation of the movement. Actually, there are a lot of good people who want to improve lives in this country, not tear everyone apart and intimidate.

  11. I'm guessing they didn't visit the Capital Grille after the party. Too bad, those guys needed the tips. Sad.


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