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St. Louis is becoming more diverse—just not in the black part of town

The Gateway to the West has grown more diverse, but you might not notice if you live north of the city’s iconic steel Arch. The predominantly black neighborhoods on this half of St. 1,195 more words

Reflections on Ferguson: Notes From Malawi

As I write this, I sit in a cafe in the city of Blantrye, the second largest city in Malawi. It’s a beautiful country–from the people, the scenery,  and the mood that fills my soul. 1,221 more words


The Whole Story

I’ve been reading all of the news about Ferguson, Missouri and the Michael Brown case with a heavy heart. Race relations has been something that I have written about before on this… 713 more words

200 new laws introduced in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 200 bills will become law on Thursday in the state of Missouri, including gambling on credit at casinos and breast-feeding moms may now be excused from Jury duty. 128 more words


Minneapolis workers' solidarity with Ferguson

From libcom.org:

“Hands Up, Don’t Ship!” Minneapolis UPS workers protest shipments to Missouri police

Posted by Ramona

Aug 27 2014 08:21

A dozen part-time UPS workers in Minneapolis took protest action on the job August 22, after discovering ties between…

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Human Rights

Lawsuit Charges Ferguson Missouri Police Officer Who Arrested Reporter In McDonalds And Another Officer After Their Attack On 12 Year Old Boy In His Driveway

One of the Ferguson police officers who arrested a reporter for failing to leave a McDonald’s earlier this month is being sued for allegedly choking and “hog-tying” a 12-year-old boy, the Huffington Post says. 140 more words