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Parma, Missouri (Courtesy of parma-mo.com)

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

Andre Cole

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

MetroLink beating

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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Black Bears Ready to Emerge From Long Winter Slumber

Last year, one set up shop in a De Soto Walmart parking lot.

04/01/2015

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

03/03/2015

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Woman Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on I-70

A 20-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early this morning near Lambert Airport.

03/02/2015

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Study: Missouri Tops in Suspensions of Black Grade Schoolers

A new study shows Missouri suspended black elementary students at a higher rate than any other U.S. state, with the gap between suspensions of black and white students also top in the country.

02/24/2015

A school bus passes demonstrators protesting outside the police station on November 10, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dartmouth Creates #BlackLivesMatter Course on Race, Violence

A 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.

02/03/2015

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