May Day Mama’s Day Bailout Benefit Concert

The Kansas City Grassroots Network will be hosting a concert on International Worker’s Day at Revolution Records from 6pm to 11pm. All proceeds will go to The KC Mother’s Day Bailout Fund. There will be food, music, and speakers on various topics from prison abolition to worker’s rights and the history of May Day.…

Call a friend, not the cops

According to USA Today, people with mental illness are 16 times
more likely to be killed by police. According to statistics
compiled by The Washington Post since Jan 2015, 744 of the
3011 *reported* victims of police killings showed signs of mental
illness.…

Victory! @RiotRoom Cancels Taake show!

After @TalibKweli and @MobleyWho cancelled both their appearances, and continued public pressure, The Riot Room have decided to make the right move and cancel Taake’s show instead.

We have decided to cancel the Taake event scheduled to be held March 31st at The Riot Room.…

Greater Kansas City IWW in Solidarity with Camp Makwa

Greater Kansas City IWW in Solidarity with Camp Makwa and the movement for environmental justice.

Whereas: On March 3rd 1991 the Line 3 pipeline caused the largest inland oil spill in US history, rupturing in Grand Rapids, Minnesota spilling 1.7 million gallons of oil into the Prairie River; and

Whereas: In July 2010, Enbridge also spilled about a million gallons of Dilbit Oil in the Kalamazoo River when the Line 6B pipeline burst and flowed into the Talmadge Creek and then the Kalamazoo before the the spill was contained.