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Ferguson Activist Insists Son Found Hanging From Tree Was 'Lynched'
Melissa McKinnies found the body of her 24-year-old son, Danye Jones, hanging from a tree last month.
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Ending Police Brutality Starts With Firing Dangerous Cops
, Guest Writer
It's way too hard to fire cops, even ones with records of dangerous policing.
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Missouri Governor Called On To Reopen Investigation Into Michael Brown's Death
Aug. 9, 2018, marks the fourth anniversary of the unarmed black teenager's killing by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
To Be Black And #Woke Is To Be In A Rage All The Time
, Guest Writer
Sometimes, I wish I could go back to sleep.
Fox Hosts Get Slammed For Bashing Black Scholar
Fox hosts were slammed after they criticized a black student who got into all 20 schools he applied to as being “obnoxious.”
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There's Now A Study Backing Up Link Between Police Shootings, Racial Segregation
"This problem is not simply about the actions of individuals, but about the actions of all of society," says one author of the Boston University study.
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Jailed For Being Too Poor
Miriam Aroni Krinsky
Too many people are incarcerated in local jails because they can't afford to pay a fee or fine.
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In St. Louis, This Woman Is Making A Change One Meal At A Time
Mama Cat is one of the many people still doing the work post-Ferguson.
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Two Photographers On Bringing Local Stories To Our Nation's Attention
In Charlottesville and St. Louis, Eze Amos and Robert Cohen document pain and love in their communities.
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When The Media Treat White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims
News outlets continue a rich tradition of racially biased coverage.
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Hundreds Protest In St. Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted For Killing Black Man In 2011
By Valerie Volcovici, Kenny Bahr, Reuters
“We haven’t made any progress since Ferguson, that’s clear. Cops can still kill us with impunity," a local reverend said.
In St. Louis, The Politics Of Police Reform Are Tougher Than Ever
Ryan J. Reilly
Three years after Mike Brown was killed in Ferguson, the St. Louis region is once again on edge.
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Years After Michael Brown's Killing, The Legal Struggle To Affirm Citizens' Rights Remains
Mae C. Quinn
Director, St. Louis MacArthur Justice Center
Those who thought the galvanizing ordeal would bring a tide of change are finding true police reform hard to come by.
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We Are All Responsible For Curing Health Inequality In St. Louis
Jason Purnell, Ph.D, MPH
Associate Professor, George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Remedying racial disparities will require widespread efforts inside and outside the doctor's office.
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NFL Player Michael Bennett Says Police Threatened To 'Blow My F*****g Head Off'
The Seattle Seahawk shared a chilling letter about the incident on Twitter.
When You Have No Faith In 'The System'
Susan K Smith
Not long after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, I was at a meeting with other faith leaders. We were meeting to figure
A Wrenching New Ferguson Documentary Asks: How Can We Start A Revolution?
See an exclusive clip from "Whose Streets?"
August 9: A Day Of Repentence
Author and Activist
August 9th is a good time to remember that the United States has an addiction, and an affliction, of violence.
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