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St. Louis County Sounds Like One Big Shakedown Racket Targeted at Black People

The Structural Racism of St. Louis County

Some of the towns in St. Louis County can derive 40 percent or more of…

Eric Holder

Ferguson Police Department Probed by Justice Department

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation…

Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson is not a gang member. He’s just a Kappa.

Ron Johnson is a Kappa, Not a Blood

Today in Ferguson, Mo., news, The Washington Post takes on the assertion that Missouri Highway…

'Protesters don't clash with police. ... It's the criminals.'

At Least Two Shot, Dozens Arrested in Ferguson

At least two people were shot, numerous fires were set and more than 30 people…

President Obama Speaks Again on Ferguson and Excessive Police Force

President Obama addressed the nation this afternoon, speaking on the events in Ferguson and a…

With Highway Patrol, hugs and kisses replace tear gas in Ferguson

A Quiet Night in Ferguson

A stunning change in tone radiated through the suburban streets where protests had turned violent…

Jada rape meme

How a Black Girl’s Rape Went Viral

Jada, a 16-year-old junior in Houston, claims she was drugged and raped at a high…

NYPD arrests mother of baby left in subway station

Mother of Baby Left in Subway Station Arrested

Security video showed nothing amiss when Frankea Dabbs — wearing dark glasses, pushing a baby…

Justice Sonia Sotomayor defends affirmative action

Justice Sotomayor Explains Her Support for Affirmative Action

In a segment for ABC's "This Week," Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor explained her support of…

Michelle Obama to speak at Maya Angelou memorial service

First Lady Michelle Obama will Speak at Maya Angelou’s Service

Michelle Obama will speak at Maya Angelou’s memorial service. First lady Michelle Obama will speak…