Kansas City votes to remove King’s name from historic street

Kansas City votes to remove King’s name from historic street

Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King’s name from one of the city’s most historic boulevards. This comes less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon. Unofficial results showed more than 65% of voters in Tuesday’s balloting approved restoring the name of the 10-mile (16 km) street to ’The Paseo’.

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Mr. Doc
Mr. Doc 3 months

they renamed a street in my city called "George Washington" how come THAT didn't make national news???

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 3 months

So they renamed it.. to pander to Hispanics? 😂

Judi Em
Judi Em 3 months

So does the mayor own the local printing business? Make everyone redo their business cards, letterhead, etc and a year later make them redo it again. Stupid politicians can't even make up their minds.

Aniolel Seer
Aniolel Seer 3 months

What the hell?!

Seekster
Seekster 3 months

Apparently the streets original name was considered historic in the local area (one of the town's original streets or something). The city council voted to change the name to honor Martin Luther King Jr. without getting the legally required approval from people who owned property on the street. In short this is a story of people reclaiming history from some SJWs.

Sasu
Sasu 3 months

Strangely enough I thought most streets named MLK Jr. tend to be in rough neighborhoods. Maybe they are doing this to reduce crime?

Obvy.
Obvy. 3 months

Huh? wait a minute....

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 3 months

Just an observation... Virtually every city with an MLK Blvd finds it to be the highest crime area of the city. I'm not sure why this is. Maybe they purposely rename the filthiest street in town to MLK Blvd.. Or maybe they base it on constituency?

T3hGladiator
T3hGladiator 3 months

Honestly I'd vote to remove any street name that wasn't a number, cause that shits annoying.

RJ of Cthulhu
RJ of Cthulhu 3 months

Everyone knows roads named MLK Jr are in the slums so good they changed it?

Kenguru Safari
Kenguru Safari 3 months

Dindu Street?

Jim Boi
Jim Boi 3 months

From a Black ghetto to a Hispanic ghetto

David Silverstone
David Silverstone 3 months

Hhahhahahaha aaaaahahhaha hahhahaa the fucking paseo HAHAHA HAHAHAHHAAHAHAHHAHAH Fucking perfect.

MGTOW Man
MGTOW Man 3 months

Who cares? Name was too long. Old name was fine.

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez 3 months

Originally I was going to make a joke about how leftists have gone from tearing down flags and statues of the Confederate to changing the street names of civil rights leaders, but the truth seems less dramatic. Anywho. So originally it was El Paseo then they changed it to MLK Drive, and now back to El Paseo. That is an awful lot of signs being taken down and put back up.

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 3 months

Yeah nobody around here bought that oandering bullshit when it happened. KC solving the real issues. But we have the Royals durrr.

Pacific Pleb
Pacific Pleb 3 months

lol

porcus
porcus 3 months

Seems like a moment of sanity prevailed against the usual political pandering and virtue signaling. Good.

Carol
Carol 3 months

Probably where mostly wypepo reside, no heart for POC. WWJD?

Kamaka
Kamaka 3 months

Sad

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