Parson Becomes First Black Council Member In FlorissantThe 46-year-old attorney defeated longtime Ward 8 representative Mark Schmidt on April 4.
African-American Voters Changing Allegiances as Republican Leadership RisesSome in the Republican party in the city of St. Louis are hoping the candidacy of Andrew Jones, an African-American utility company executive, will cause other African Americans to rethink their allegiance to the Democratic party.
NAACP Town Hall Addresses Racial Tensions in Ladue School DistrictThe meeting comes following recent reports of racially charged incidents targeting African-American students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School.
NAACP Meeting with Ladue District After Racial IncidentSt. Louis County NAACP members hope to meet with district officials to ask about diversity training and the district's code of conduct.
8 Missouri Universities Share $5M Grant for STEM RecruitmentThe National Science Foundation is giving a $5 million grant to be shared by eight Missouri universities to encourage more minorities to get STEM degrees.
Analysis Offers New Clues in Woman's 1985 Death in MissouriThe Cass County Sheriff's Office now believes the woman was African-American and not white as investigators long thought.
KMOX's Carol Daniel Featured in Beautification Portrait ProjectCarol Daniel learns a little more about the artist behind the painted portraits that adorn vacant North St. Louis buildings.
Fed. Judge Rules Board Member Election Process for Ferguson-Florissant District BiasedA federal judge has ruled that the process of electing board members for the Ferguson-Florissant School District is biased against black voters and must be revised before another election occurs.
2 US Swimmers Forge Historic Olympic NightSimone Manuel became the first African-American to win an individual swimming gold and Phelps broke a 2,000-year-old record.
St. Louis New Circuit Attorney Changes National TrendIn 2015, 95 percent of elected prosecutors in the U.S. were white, but St. Louis has just elected Kim Gardner.
Dotson: "I'm Not Stepping Down and I'm Not Resigning"The Ethical Society of Police (E.S.O.P.), representing about 20 percent of the force, issued a harshly critical report of the department under Dotson.
Report: Black Missouri Drivers Still Get Stopped More OftenFurthermore, police continue to arrest and search black and Hispanic drivers at rates ``significantly higher than white drivers, even though white drivers are more frequently found to have contraband,'' according to Koster's analysis.