Skip to comments.Cottonwood Road gets a new name
Posted on 05/28/2019 5:57:23 AM PDT by umgud
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) The renaming of a street may be the road to change.
Cottonwood Road in southeast Bakersfield will now be named South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
"There's a lot of energy and a lot of excitement," community leader and ShePower organizer, Arleana Waller said.
Waller grew up on Cottonwood Road. She believes the new name will change the areas negative reputation.
(Excerpt) Read more at bakersfieldnow.com ...
I always avoid any MLK Blvd
Yep, because it's worked so well in every other town.
If all the warning lights on my dash are flashing, smoke rolling out the back like a Zero in a death dive, and sounds from under my hood sounding like a Jamaican steel drum symphony I. Will. Make. It. To. The. Next. Exit.
With the recent revelations about Dr. King, I think the Me/Too crowd will be wanting to change the name again before too long...
100% Cotton Shirts will now be renamed 100 % MLK Shirts.
Naming a street “MLK” always changes things for the better.
Totally agree. Any street named after MLK is one you should avoid. I always thought it was a way for cities to slyly let people know where their most dangerous areas were while at the same time letting Black leaders think they were getting something from the “Man’.
So Waller believes the new name will change the areas negative reputation. Ah, no it won’t.
Cottonwood is a tree, not cotton.
thanks for the warning, Bakersfield!!!
Hmm, COTTONwood road, south MLK... is there a meme here or something?
New in town?
Don’t know where to score some drugs?
Just ask directions to Martin Luther King Boulevard................Chris Rock..............
Why is it always MLK Boulevard? I’ve never seen MLK Street, MLK Avenue, MLK Highway... It’s always MLK Boulevard.
“The renaming of a street may be the road to change.”
As far as I read. What an inane, bleeding heart, naïve, nonsensical statement.
Knew it was a women who wrote this before checking the author’s name.
Same in my area....Wouldn’t go near that street if you paid me. If I drive through the area...I put my windows up with the hopes of deflecting a bullet.
It's just like socialism - denying reality.
MeToo died when too many Democrats were ensnared in it.
With till the FBI tapes are released....it will be re-named
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