civil disobedience

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: Mo. Will be ‘Very Prepared’ for Anniversary of Brown’s Death

Nixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of “speech and safety.”

07/30/2015

Protestors demonstrate outside the Ferguson Police Department on March11, 2015 in Ferguson, MO. Protests erupted after the announcement of  the resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson earlier in the day. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

March, Civil Disobedience Planned Next Month in Ferguson

A silent march and a day of civil disobedience are among the events being planned for next month in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer, an event that galvanized the “Black Lives Matter” movement.

07/27/2015

St. Louis police on detail outside city hall on December 12, 2014 (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Transfer Ordered For Cop Who Wore “Wilson” Patch

St. Louis police chief explains the action he took after Friday’s protest detail

12/13/2014

General Russel L. Honoré says the Insurrection Act is possible next step to quell Ferguson-related rioting.  (JAMES NIELSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Katrina General: If Riots Can’t Be Controlled, ‘Next Step’ is Insurrection Act

A retired general and commander of the Joint Task Force Katrina in the Gulf Coast says if St. Louis can’t control riots stemming from the Ferguson decision, then the next step is the “Insurrection Act,” allowing the president to deploy U.S. troops in the area to quell rebellion.

11/26/2014

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Sen. Nasheed Arrested by County Police in Ferguson

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.

10/21/2014

Protestor Conroy House with construction workers at main library downtown

Threatened “Shutdown” of Downtown Library Work a Fizzle in the Drizzle

Organizer of planned “shutdown” is a no-show, as demonstators picket in the rain.

09/14/2011

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Protestors Plan Monday Shutdown of Bridge Project — Unless Demands are Met

Frustration is rising among black workers who want construction jobs on new bridge.

08/02/2011

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