Celebrating King, Chancellor notes progress

Satisfaction and disappointment.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., if he returned today after 45 years, would experience both emotions, said Leo Morton, chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, who spoke at King holiday observances Saturday in Overland Park.

“I think he would be pleased that an African-American is serving as president, although he might be a little disappointed that it took us so long to do it,” Morton said. Read more…


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