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Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014

The annual Missouri Attorney General’s report on race disparity in traffic stops shows the highest difference in the report’s 15-year history.

06/01/2015

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Records Pulled in Homer G. Phillips Baby Case

The effort to get answers about possible stolen babies at a long-closed St. Louis hospital now includes another department in the city – the Recorder of Deeds office where public records are kept.

05/15/2015

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Calls Questioning Births at Homer G. Phillips Hospital Up To 144

Now, many black mothers are wondering if their babies born at this hospital are still alive.

05/12/2015

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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Black Mothers Wonder if Their Lost Babies are Still Alive

Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died at a St. Louis hospital are now wondering if the children could have been taken from them still very much alive.

05/01/2015

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Missouri Town, New Mayor Grapple with Mass Resignations

Several residents of a tiny southeast Missouri town said Monday they don’t believe the abrupt resignations of five of six members of the police force after the longtime mayor, a white man, lost to a black woman have anything to do with racism.

04/21/2015

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NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt Execution

Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.

04/13/2015

Ella Jones (right) hugs her opponent Adrienne Hawkins, minutes before the polls close. They wished each other luck, and said no matter which one of them is elected, today's vote is a win. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Historic Vote Puts Three African Americans on Ferguson City Council

Nearly 29 percent of the city’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election – more than three times the previous elections’ averages.

04/07/2015

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Ferguson Elections will Highlight National News

Ferguson could see a majority of black council members after Tuesday’s election.

04/07/2015

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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.

04/01/2015

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