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Cleaver criticizes church action during King street campaign

 

November 10, 2019



KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri is criticizing the tactics of a group that led a successful campaign to remove Martin Luther King's name from a Kansas City street.

During an appearance Sunday on MSNBC's "PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton," Cleaver was particularly upset that some "Save the Paseo" members staged a silent protest during a rally at a black church the Sunday before last week's election , which restored the name of the street to The Paseo.

Cleaver, the first black mayor of Kansas City, said even the Ku Klux Klan didn't enter churches at rallies duri...



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