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Holocaust Remembrance Day: “These Kind of Things Are Still Happening”

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis has drawn a link between history and more modern events such as the killing of James Bird.

04/08/2013

Same-Sex Couples Now Welcome at Sikeston Prom

The approval follows the threat of a lawsuit by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

02/16/2013

Columbia

Columbia to Take Close Look at Housing Bias

The city will use $4,300 in federal funds for a study to be coordinated by Rigel Oliveri, associate professor of law at the University of Missouri.

12/26/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Justice

Creve Coeur Passes Anti-Discrimination Law

The town’s city council voted unanimously Monday to update a non-discrimination ordinance.

07/24/2012

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Wells Fargo Pays $175M in Settlement

The settlement allegations that Wells Fargo steered African-American and Latino borrowers into risky subprime loans more often than white borrowers in similarly situations.

07/12/2012

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Justice Dept. Files Complaint Against St. Louis County Fire District

The lawsuit alleges the fire district punished a firefighter after he refused to participate in discriminatory acts against two fellow black firefighters.

07/11/2012

(L-R) Shawn Johnson, Summer Sanders, Cheyenne Woods, Billie Jean King, Tracy Wolfson, Sharon Byers and Jackie Joyner-Kersee join Coca-Cola and NCAA to honor the 40th Anniversary of Title IX at Jazz at Lincoln Center on June 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Coca-Cola)

As Title IX Turns 40, Legacy Goes Beyond Numbers

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Emily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She’s a little fuzzy on the details, including how and why it came about. Every time […]

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Gay Missouri Lawmaker Denounces School Bill

“Being gay has never been a Democrat or Republican issue, and it should never be,” Missouri Republican legislator, Rep. Zachary Wyatt said.

05/03/2012

File photo of women dancing on a bar in a club. (PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Iowa Student Claims She Was Not Allowed To Dance On Bar For Being Too Big

An area college student went out recently hoping to have a fun time with her friends. But according to 21-year-old Jordan Ramson, she ended up humiliated instead when security guards at a local bar discriminated against her for her plus size figure.

04/30/2012

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