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This Week in Missouri Times - September 17, 2017

TWMP is visited by AFL-CIO President Mike Louis, followed by a panel with Rep. Kirk Mathews, Jim Lembke, JP Johnson, and St. Louis County NAACP’s Jimmy Loomis.


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NAACP Vows To Help Rebuild Black Communities Affected By Hurricane Harvey

React, assess, respond, render aid and rebuild.

Even in the midst of disaster and natural calamity, it’s important for us all to remember one intangible that makes this country one of the leading nations in the world: the ability to set aside differences, come together as one and heal. 1,151 more words

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NAACP Saw This Coming: Missouri White Ex-Cop Acquitted Of Killing Anthony Lamar Smith

In August, the Missouri NAACP issued its first statewide travel advisory to people of color, warning of state-backed racial discrimination. A judge’s ruling that lets a White former St. 676 more words

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Philadelphia NAACP Expresses Outrage Over Dropped Charges In Amtrak Case

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP held a news conference Thursday morning to express outrage over a judge’s recent decision to dismiss all criminal charges against Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian. 156 more words

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I'm back? =P

Hey everyone! The last few months I’ve been quite busy with university, exams and travelling. But I’m back home and have finally finished writing the posts for round 11, which are now, as always, scheduled for Sunday afternoons. 135 more words

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Little Rock Look Back: Minnijean Brown Trickey

On September 11, 1941, Minnijean Brown was born.

Although all of the Nine experienced verbal and physical harassment during their year at Central, Brown was first suspended, and then expelled for retaliating against the daily torment. 297 more words

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