Kansas City Latino Leadership Rising

Here's something intersting we've seen in the lifespan of this blog . . .

Our white homies who once seemed hostile to Latinos holding political power now welcome it. 

Meanwhile . . . Progressives seem a bit leery of what is just another American demographic shift. 

News link food for thought: 

The overlooked reason the Latino vote is turning right 

Even more hilarity . . . 

The rise of white nationalist Hispanics

Meanwhile . . . Our Latino reps on the low-end of the cowtown political totem pole seem to be, thankfully, more focused on community concerns. 

Check-it . . .

"New Latino faces will be representing the Northeast area on the Kansas City Public School (KCPS) board and on City Council following the June 20 election."

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

Northeast will be represented by Latinos on the school board, city council and county legislature for the first time in 30 years

Voters elected Crispin Rea onto the City Council, becoming one of the two Latinos elected to City Council for the first time in 30 years.