Before the vote, KC clergy call for City Council to rename The Paseo for MLK

The city's East Side ministers, led by the Kansas City Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, have campaigned for more than a year to secure approval for the renaming of The Paseo for King. On Thursday, they prevailed.
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The city's East Side ministers, led by the Kansas City Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, have campaigned for more than a year to secure approval for the renaming of The Paseo for King. On Thursday, they prevailed.

Allison Kite reports on City Hall and local politics for The Star. She joined the paper in February 2018 and covered Midterm election races on both sides of the state line. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism with minors in economics and public policy from the University of Kansas.