After a recent trip to D.C. to back Prez Biden's forum on support for law enforcement . . . Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas shares a stunning social media statement that has already sparked controversy amongst even his most loyal supporters.
To wit . . .
AS TEMPERS FLARE ACROSS THE NATION FOLLOWING HORRIFIC BUFFALO N.Y. MASS MURDER: MAYOR Q OFFERS SOCIAL MEDIA DECLARATION "BLACK PEOPLE HUNTED" TO HIS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF FOLLOWERS!!!
Take a look . . .
To be fair, first reports contend that the gunfire was, in fact, racially motivated.
Of course a litany of whataboutism and despicable blame game partisan politics has already erupted online in the aftermath of this American nightmare.
TKC perspective . . .
TRAGICALLY, LOCALS HAVEN'T BEEN INSPIRED INTO AN UPROAR OVER KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE NUMBERS THAT CONTINUE ALONG A RECORD BREAKING PACE!!!
Once again we notice that social media and talk show/podcast political posturing is far more important to our neighbors than the slaughter happening in their own back yard.
Accordingly . . .
We share further reading and invite (hopefully) thoughtful commentary from our blog community.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
May 14 (Reuters) - An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three others at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, before surrendering after what authorities called an act of "racially motivated violent extremism."
The teenager accused of killing 10 people in the Buffalo supermarket massacre posted a rambling white supremacist manifesto only that spewed a racist philosophy and outlined his plans step by step.
At least 10 people were killed and three more injured Saturday during a mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York supermarket that the FBI later called a "case of racially motivated violent extremism."
Ten people were gunned down at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday in a horrifying mass shooting that officials were quick to label as "pure evil" and racially motivated. The shooting stunned a community basking in a warm May afternoon, with shoppers filling the Tops in a predominantly Black neighborhood at 1275 Jefferson Ave.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Multiple people were shot Saturday afternoon at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, police there tweeted, adding that the alleged shooter was in custody. Details on the number of people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions weren't immediately available.
Developing . . .