In an unprecedented action, community and faith leaders from Kansas and Missouri will march from Kansas to Missouri, standing together to demand federal intervention by the Department of Justice in KCPD and KCKPD.
While many of these activists have worked in their respective cities, some have never stood together in their pursuits. However these activists believe investigating civil rights violations in just one of these two departments will not be enough for Black and Brown area residents who are profiled, harassed, and even killed in the Kansas city metro area. community.
Marchers will gather Sat., Sept. 30 at 11 a,m. at 39th and Rainbow to march the one mile to Roanoke Park, where they will rally and hear from victims and their loved ones, as well as community leaders.
Organizations participating in the march include: MORE2, Equal Minded Cafe, #GoodTroubleKC, It’s Time For Justice, Reale Justice Network, Urban League of Greater Kansas City, and We The Voice.