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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks with Rasheen Aldridge, Jr., community organizer and Director of Young Activists United, before the swearing in of the  Ferguson Commission in St. Louis on November 18, 2014. The Ferguson Commission will study the underlying issues raised by events in Ferguson, Missouri  and issuing a report with specific policy recommendations. The sixteen men and women sworn in are made up of business owners, not-for-profit leaders, teachers, lawyers, police officers, activists, pastors and public servants. Aldridge, Jr., is a member of the Commission. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Charges To Be Dropped Against Commission Member

St. Louis prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against a member of the Ferguson Commission and another protester if they complete a diversion program.

06/11/2015

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UPDATE: NAACP Backs Investigation of Police’s Taser Use on Protesters

St. Louis NAACP leader Aldolphus Pruitt agrees with the investigation into police who used tasers on two protesters arrested on Washington Avenue.

06/01/2015

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

Ferguson Demonstrators Have Bus Window Blown Out by Bullet

Demonstrators marching from Ferguson to Missouri’s capital to protest the police shooting death of Michael Brown were met with opposition as they passed through a rural town.

12/04/2014

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Sharpton Organizing Rallies in 25 Cities for Once Grand Jury Decision is Known

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he’ll be with the family of Michael Brown when the grand jury’s decision is released as to whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be criminally charged.

11/19/2014

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Protest at Missouri State Homecoming Elicits Slurs

Demonstrators at Missouri State University who were met with racial slurs and gun gestures during a silent march protesting fatal police shootings are receiving apologies and support from the school.

10/23/2014

Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX

About 200 Peacefully Protest Outside Ferguson Police Station

A crowd of about 200 turned out for a peaceful protest outside the Ferguson police station. More than a dozen were arrested.

10/13/2014

11/15/11-Members of Occupy St. Louis demonstrate outside the Eagleton Federal Courthouse Tuesday morning. Inside, several protestors testified during a hearing on a preliminary injunction that could allow them to reestablish their tent city at Kiener Plaza, after police removed it last Friday and arrested Occupyers for violating the city's 10 pm curfew. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Occupy St. Louis Members Denied Overnights In Kiener Plaza

Protestor testifies: “We were the ones who kept it clean, who kept it safe.”

11/15/2011