The Missouri chapter of the NAACP is vowing to mount its “largest-ever effort” to abolish the death penalty in the state.
State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.
The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.
Joseph Paul Franklin is scheduled to be executed next week for the 1977 murder of a Missouri man outside a synagogue.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has also said it plans to sue both Mehlville and Kirkwood for turning down some students.
President of the advocacy group’s East St. Louis branch, Stanley Franklin says three qualified minority candidates previously applied for the job.
A lieutenant for St. Louis County is accused of ordering officers to target and arrest blacks in and around St. Louis County.
The Des Moines NAACP Youth Council says the Des Moines school district should not have made Martin Luther King Jr. Day a snow makeup day this year.
Jamala Rogers, spokesperson for “Citizens Against Prop A,” says part of the problem is that Prop. A would allow the department to close off access to records.
He will almost certainly represent the 1st Congressional District, which now comprises the entire city of St. Louis, after the November elections.