MLK

KMBZ News Staff
March 03, 2020 - 6:36 am
City officials are reviewing more than 600 ideas about how to honor MLK in Kansas City after voters voted to save The Paseo last year.
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A street sign at 13th and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Kansas City
KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
November 05, 2019 - 10:16 pm
Kansas City, MO - The margin wasn't even close. Kansas City voters Tuesday overwhelmingly decided to change the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. back to its original, historic name, The Paseo. The citizens vote came ten months after the city council decided 8-4 to name the 10-mile stretch of...
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Bill Grady
October 23, 2019 - 9:04 am
Kansas City, MO - The citizens group Save the Paseo is gearing up for a public vote November 5th, when members hope to restore The Paseo name to one of the city's most historic thoroughfares. The group's campaign is designed to reverse a city council vote renaming The Paseo after Dr Martin Luther...
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Bill Grady
April 25, 2018 - 4:50 am
About 40 people attended the first public hearing of Kansas City's Martin Luther King advisory group. The panel was assembled after some people suggested it would be a good idea to rename The Paseo after the civil rights leader. The 19-mile iconic roadway in Kansas City was laid out in the early...
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