Kansas Guv Kelly Demands Investigation Into Black Teen's Death

Once again we note a power move from the Kansas Guv that's earning attention on the national stage.

Even worse, the effort and a great deal of the racially charged conversation around the tragic topic is, yet again, unanswered by her GOP competitors.

Here's a peek a this sitch right now . . .

“This situation is tragic, and we must find a way to ensure something like this never happens again,” Kelly said in a written statement calling for the Kansas Department for Children and Families to review the case of Cedric Lofton and see if policies needed to be changed.

Meanwhile, the Sedgwick County Department of Corrections announced Tuesday that it was forming a task force to review what happened. Glenda Martens, the department's director, said the work would be “painstakingly difficult."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

Kansas governor calls for investigation into teen's death

Gov. Laura Kelly has ordered the Kansas agency that oversees foster care to investigate the death of a 17-year-old who was restrained face down for more than 30 minutes last fall at a Wichita juvenile intake center after his foster father called begging for help because the teen was hallucinating.

Again, notice that national MSM picked up on this story as well . . .

Kansas governor orders investigation into death of Black teen restrained at juvenile center

The governor of Kansas ordered an investigation into a private foster care agency following the death of Cedric Lofton, a 17-year-old Black foster care child who became unresponsive while being restrained facedown for more than 30 minutes at a Wichita juvenile center.

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