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Peace & Unity City-Wide

More than 100 MLK boulevard residents, community organizations, 

civic, neighborhood, advocacy, and faith-based organizations

have signed on and support Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

The organizations and names listed below represent a sampling of the

KC 4 DR MLK JR BLVD National Coalition  

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U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II

Mayor Quinton Lucas

Rev. Charles Briscoe (Posthumously)

Rev. Nelson "Fuzzy" Thompson (Posthumously)

Rev. Dr. Sam Mann

Rev. Dr. Tex Sample

Bishop Mark Tolbert & Victorious Life

Bishop James D. Tindall, Sr.

AFL-CIO (Local)

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, inc. (Local Chapter)

A. Philip Randolph Institute

Bishop L.F. Thuston

Black Archives of Mid America

Black Brown Coalition

Curls Jude Joseph

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Local Chapter)

Greater KC Justice Coalition

Jackson County Democratic Committee

Jewish Community Relations Bureau | AJC

Johnson County Peace Consortium

KC Globe Newspaper

La Raza Political Club KC

Local Union 264

Manny Arbaca Treasurer of KC Public Schools

Mr. Jermaine Reed

National Black United Front (NBUF)

Pastors of MLK Blvd.


Presbyterian Urban Immigrant Network

Prospect Business Association

Sankofa For KC

Southland Progress

Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corp.

Vineyard Neighborhood Association

Westside Neighborhood Assoc. of KCMO

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Upon the city council committee unanimously passing the measure to rename Paseo Boulevard after Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Scott Myers,

a minister with Westport Presbyterian Church said,

“It’s for the aspirations of future generations,

at the same time we are working for the people who have been fighting for this for many years.”

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

of Greater Kansas City

1101 Euclid Ave.,
Kansas City, MO 64127

Ph: 816.547.0719


Rev. Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr.


National Office

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