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Jerusalem Cafe vs. Undocumented Workers

In a case that pit U.S. labor law against immigration law, a panel of federal appellate judges has ruled that six undocumented workers are owed about $450,000 in back pay and penalties for uncompensated work at a Kansas City restaurant — the popular Jerusalem Cafe in Westport. Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/01/2919705/court-says-undocumented-workers.html

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Trayvon Martin March & Rally in Kansas City

On July 15th, the monday after the horrible George Zimmerman decision, over 200 Kansas City residents held a march and rally at Freedom Park at 47th & Cleveland. Speakers included 5th District Councilman Pastor Michael Brooks and Nation of Islam member Brother Vincent among others.

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