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Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Mo. Charter Schools Group Defends Education Commissioner

State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.

12/18/2013

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Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer Overhaul

The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.

12/17/2013

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Salt Lake City NAACP Asks Mo. Governor to Halt Execution

Joseph Paul Franklin is scheduled to be executed next week for the 1977 murder of a Missouri man outside a synagogue.

11/15/2013

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Riverview Parents Halt Lawsuit Threat Against Mehlville

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.

08/08/2013

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NAACP Head Presses for Black Judge to Fill Opening

President of the advocacy group’s East St. Louis branch, Stanley Franklin says three qualified minority candidates previously applied for the job.

03/21/2013

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NAACP Seeks Federal Investigation in St. Louis County

A lieutenant for St. Louis County is accused of ordering officers to target and arrest blacks in and around St. Louis County.

02/22/2013

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NAACP To Protest School District Using MLK Holiday As Snow Makeup Day

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.

01/08/2013

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NAACP and ACLU Warn Of Local Control Problems

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.

09/28/2012

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Clay Wins 1st District Primary

He will almost certainly represent the 1st Congressional District, which now comprises the entire city of St. Louis, after the November elections.

08/07/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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