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Civil rights organizations condemn KC mayor, issue vote of no confidence in city manager

A coalition of major civil rights organizations in Kansas City, including the NAACP-Missouri, National Black United Front-KC, Southern Christian Leadership Conference-KC, Urban League of Greater Kansas City, and Urban Summit issued a vote of no confidence in Kansas City’s city manager Thursday.

The coalition accused Brian Platt of racist, sexist, and discriminatory policies toward Black women and Black city workers.

Reparative justice dominates conversation at 2021 Urban Summit Kansas City

The fight for Reparative Justice in Kansas City heated up at the fourteenth annual Urban Summit.

Kansas City leaders call emergency meeting to address teacher’s alleged racial slur

Community leaders call what they refer to as an emergency town hall meeting to discuss racism at a Kansas City charter school.

The Urban League of Kansas City, Urban Summit, SCLC-KC, Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, and others organized the meeting...The community plans to discuss a high school teacher’s actions at University Academy. The teacher is accused of using the N-word in front of students multiple times last month. Someone recorded video of the teacher using the term.

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