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Study: More Blacks in St. Louis Killed by Other Blacks Compared to White Officers

A University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher says emotions aside, the number of black youth who have been fatally shot by white police officers has been fairly low in recent years.

10/15/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Report: St. Louis is Sixth Most Segregated Region in U.S.

A new report on racial disparity in the St. Louis area shows not much has changed in the last 20 years. According to the report released this morning, St. Louis is the sixth most segregated city in the U.S.

09/24/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 19:  Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

POLL: Two in Three Americans Don’t Know Enough to Say Whether Shooting of Michael Brown Was Warranted

Fifty-nine percent of Americans – including 67 percent of whites but just 43 percent of blacks – think the protesters’ actions have gone too far, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.

08/21/2014

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Black Drivers In Missouri More Likely To Be Stopped Than Whites

Rate of disparity for African-American drivers rises slightly in 2011.

06/01/2012

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