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The Race Draft Fails, Again

by Damon Young

We should have seen it coming. All the signs were there. But they fooled us. Bamboozled us. Led us astray. And now it might be too… Read More

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

by Katrina L. Rogers

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, forever changing New Orleans and… Read More

Racial Justice Groups Launch Website Detailing the Neglect of Black New Orleans

'Katrina Truth' Site Details Neglect of Black New Orleans

by Daniel Kerry

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, with New Orleans facing the greatest devastation. More than 1,800 lives… Read More

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by Kristian Davis Bailey and Khury Petersen-Smith

Over 1,000 Black activists, artists, scholars, students, and organizations have launched… Read More

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Anti-Abortion Advocates Don't Care About Black People

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Anti-abortion advocates don’t care about Black people. They never have. And frankly, I don’t believe they ever will. I’m… Read More

Cops Forcibly Search Woman's Vagina After Smelling Weed in Her Car

Was a Black Woman Sexually Assaulted by Texas Cops Over Weed?

by Jamilah Lemieux

You ever come across a story so terrible, you try to convince yourself you didn’t actually hear or see it? I will admit that… Read More

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1-Year-Anniversary of Brown's Death Marked by Police Shooting

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last night, I was attending a concert in St. Louis planned as part of the commemoration of the one-year-anniversary of Mike Brown’s… Read More

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Thank You, Ferguson

by Jamilah Lemieux

On August 9th 2014, I was in my apartment packing for a weeklong trip to Chicago. I had been asked to host a fundraiser… Read More

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

by Jamilah Lemieux

It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may… Read More

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Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan… Read More

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