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County Murder Rate Higher Than Last Year's TotalSt. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says young African American men with guns is a very common theme this year.
Studio B with Carol Daniel: Women Owning Businesses In St. LouisKMOX's Carol Daniel talks to two St. Louis-area women about owning a business.
St. Louis Police Officer Shot; Police Searching for 4 SuspectsA St. Louis police officer was shot Tuesday morning and the suspects are at large.
Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014The annual Missouri Attorney General's report on race disparity in traffic stops shows the highest difference in the report's 15-year history.
Calls Questioning Births at Homer G. Phillips Hospital Up To 144Now, many black mothers are wondering if their babies born at this hospital are still alive.
NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt ExecutionAdvocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.
Historic Vote Puts Three African Americans on Ferguson City CouncilNearly 29 percent of the city's registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election - more than three times the previous elections' averages.
Ferguson Elections will Highlight National NewsFerguson could see a majority of black council members after Tuesday's election.
Was the MetroLink Beating a Hate Crime?Karen Aoresty, the ADL Director in St. Louis, says the black-on-white attack and the "goading" question about Michael Brown raises some red flags.
Urban League's Save Our Sons Has Some Asking, What About Our Daughters?McGhee readily agrees that African-American boys need what she calls a "sacred space" with consistent mentoring, but she's quick to add that we can't alienate girls.
Dartmouth Creates #BlackLivesMatter Course on Race, ViolenceA new #BlackLivesMatter course will be taught at Dartmouth College this spring term, with the Ivy League institution introducing the class discussing race, cultural inequality and violence in African-American history.
Former Police Chief Predicts Difficulty in Recruiting Officers to Police DepartmentsWhile there is a new cry for more African Americans to be hired in predominantly minority communities such as Ferguson, Mo., former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch doesn't see that happening.

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