The rising murder rate in Kansas City is a concern across the area. Some solutions have been offered: more police, fewer guns, improvements in education, jobs and opportunity in the urban core.
Will any of these ideas work? How can Kansas City become a safer place for all its citizens?
Vernon Howard of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference will join The Star’s editorial board on Facebook Live for a conversation about the challenges of combating violent crime in Kansas City.
When: 2 p.m. Thursday
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Who: Star editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling will talk with Howard.
What: We’ll discuss the push for a higher minimum wage in Kansas City, the results of the April election on the East Side and what the city might do to bring peace to its streets.
How: Watch live and submit a question. Or check out the video later.