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Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

James Cartmill holds an American flag while protesting in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. Several thousand protester…

November 25, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

MOSCOW — The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country’s stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.

November 25, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
Blacks, whites: wake up to racial injustice

Blacks, whites: wake up to racial injustice

We may be doomed long and dreary future of Fergusons.

November 25, 2014 2:27 pmLoading…
Why some women reject feminism

Why some women reject feminism

We believe no one requires a political label to help women succeed.

November 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Mary Sanchez: Address racial disparity in police shootings

Mary Sanchez: Address racial disparity in police shootings

If white males were killed at such rates, there would be a national outcry.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
St. Louis County police forces often don't reflect communities

St. Louis County police forces often don't reflect communities

Chiefs say it's difficult to recruit black officers.

August 24, 2014 6:00 am Related Loading…
Does the police force reflect the population?

Does the police force reflect the population?

This Post-Dispatch survey of St. Louis City and St. Louis County municipalities with a black population of at least 10 percent compares the black representation of their population and their commissioned police officers.

August 23, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Killing of unarmed Missouri man draws criticism

Killing of unarmed Missouri man draws criticism

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar delivers remarks during a news conference, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 in Ferguson, where he and the Ferguson chief addressed issues surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by Ferguson police Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings)

August 10, 2014 3:51 pmLoading…

Complaint: Texas judge said minorities predisposed to crime

AUSTIN, Texas — A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech, including that some racial groups were predisposed to violent crime.

June 05, 2013 4:10 pmLoading…

AP poll: Majority harbor prejudice against blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks whether they recognize those feelings or not.

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