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Why Concerned Student 1950 Is Necessary for the University of Missouri

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I remember it like it was yesterday.  As I pulled up to a liquor store near the University of Missouri-Columbia's campus, I had… Read More

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Ben Carson is launching a very interesting advertising strategy to appeal to Black American voters. That's putting it mildly. Dr. Carson… Read More

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A newly elected Pennsylvania prosecutor could bring the first criminal charge of sexual assault against comedian Bill Cosby, legal experts announced… Read More

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Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are rescinding an officer's award following the public release of a video that shows him shooting a suspect on… Read More

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Humpty Dumpty There are things you suddenly recall when a best friend dies. Memories arrest the heart with acute clarity. How we met in the… Read More

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Jury selection has concluded for the case of a former Oklahoma City police officer accused of multiple sex crimes. Daniel Holtzclaw is charged… Read More

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