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Michael Brown, Sr.: 'A piece of me is gone'

ST. LOUIS — The father of Michael Brown still grieves for his son, but finds solace in the change spurred by the teenager's death as the one-year … 9 more words

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selective outrage and cheap scapegoats

a lot of noteworthy events (good and bad, although who can say which is which?) have occurred in this country and around the world over the past year. 965 more words

50 Shades Of Grey

'Forgot a few’: Hillary Clinton's National Urban League pandering gets reality checked

Hillary Clinton spoke at a National Urban League conference today, where she managed to point out that Obama has failed and make a laughable promise… 429 more words

US Politics

Report Says St. Louis Court Treats Blacks Unfairly

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report critical of the St. Louis County Family Court, alleging that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and juveniles are often deprived of constitutional rights. 96 more words

Ferguson Man Charged With Bleeding On Cops Wins Appeal

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A man who was brutally beaten by Ferguson, Mo. police officers and then charged with bleeding on their uniforms has won the right to appeal his 2009 case. 407 more words

Police Brutality

Henry Davis Wins Appeal Against Ferguson Cops Who Beat Him; Can Now Sue for Excessive Force

The Ferguson cops charged Henry Davis with destruction of property because he bled on their uniforms when they beat him.

Then, as if fearing it might be outdone in ridiculousness, a federal district court ruled that Davis could not sue the cops for violating his Fourth Amendment rights because they had not injured him badly enough as he lay handcuffed on the jailhouse floor, a working man  751 more words


UPDATE: Michael Brown Benefit Concert At The Pageant Postponed

UPDATE July 31st at 4:25 p.m.  – A Michael Brown benefit concert that was scheduled for next Friday at The Pageant has been postponed.

Joe Edwards, owner of The Pageant, tells KMOX there was a scheduling conflict among some of the performers for the August 7th event. 370 more words