Signs at the news conference announcing a shopping boycott from Thanksgiving through the Black Friday weekend. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Coalition Announces Shopping Boycott in Spirit of Michael Brown

Saying that “spending money outside the community is putting money into the system of oppression and genocide,” a coalition of 22 local civil rights organizations are calling for a shopping boycott from Thanksgiving through the Black Friday weekend.



Missouri Rolls Out New Campaign Against Drunk Driving

Message: “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”.


7/28/11-The Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., vice chairman for Cool Down St. Louis, speaks to the media Thursday during a press conference at Greater Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, where he serves as pastor. This weekend Rev. Nance and other members of the St. Louis Clergy Coalition will urge their congregations to conduct daily, in-person checks of elderly neighbors and relatives as the deadly heat wave heads into a third straight week. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

“Full Court Press” For Heat Safety

Local leaders spreading the word about safety checks on elderly, homebound neighbors.


March 14, 2011-Hazelwood police chief Carl Wolf gestures during a press conference Monday touting the launch of a pro-red light camera public awareness campaign. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Red Light Camera Proponents Launch Ad Campaign

Ads feature Missourians who’ve lost loved ones in red light runner crashes.


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