The QuikTrip that burned during the rioting has been torn down, and hundreds of volunteers recently fanned out to pick up trash and pull weeds around the city. But other businesses that were destroyed are still in shambles, and plywood boards still protect windows a year later.
A department investigation being released this morning accuses the court of treating blacks more harshly than whites, denying youths their constitutional rights, and coercing confessions.
St. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.
POLL: Two in Three Americans Don’t Know Enough to Say Whether Shooting of Michael Brown Was Warranted
Fifty-nine percent of Americans – including 67 percent of whites but just 43 percent of blacks – think the protesters’ actions have gone too far, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.
Heart disease is the leading killer of whites and African Americans in the United States, but not Hispanics.