Kansas Equity Stays Losing Despite 2020 BLM Riots/Uprising

Like it or not . . . Nothing much has changed since 2020 except there's an older white dude in power who threatens to start a nuclear war or print more funny money every time his popularity numbers plummet.

Here's a reality check . . .

After Floyd's May 2020 death, Parks and a friend formed a Black Lives Matter group in their hometown of Manhattan, Kansas, a largely white city that had elected no Black leaders since 1969. Parks' activism led to her appointment to a task force that city leaders said was designed to make the community more welcoming to people from diverse backgrounds.

That task force issued a report in December 2021 with more than 60 recommendations, but so far the city commission hasn’t discussed them. And that's not unusual. All over Kansas, elected leaders convened task forces or held town hall meetings to gather community input on racial justice and diversity issues after demonstrators in more than a dozen communities protested Floyd’s death. But almost two years later, the passion and energy evident in those protests hasn’t translated into widespread change.

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Kansas equity efforts bring little change after George Floyd

TOPEKA, Kan. - (AP) - First she saw the graphic cellphone video showing Ahmaud Arbery's shooting death in Georgia, then news that Breonna Taylor had been shot in her Kentucky home during a botched drug raid.