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Kansas City Renames Stretch Of Roads In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr.

This week, Kansas City’s Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners voted to rename a large section of two parkways after Martin Luther King Jr.

The vote comes after voters chose in 2019 to remove King’s name from another well-known boulevard in the city.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley gets the latest from KCUR reporter Luke Martin.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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