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A federal judge ruled that St. Louis police cannot shut down non-violent demonstrations and employ chemical agents to punish protesters.
A video posted on Facebook showed a group of demonstrators high above the playing field holding a banner with the St. Louis Cardinals’ mascot drawn on it as they shouted “No Justice. No Baseball” and “You can’t stop the revolution.”
The protesters committed no crime and posed no threat to the safety of police or others, the lawsuit said.
Police will use the cameras under the test program but the police union will have to approve permanent body cameras.
“What we have is a legacy of policies that have disproportionately impacted people along racial and economic lines,” Mayor Lyda Krewson said. “This is institutional racism.”
More than 120 people were arrested late Sunday, when police in riot gear used pepper spray and detained activists who defied orders to disperse following larger, peaceful protests.
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said that “the vast majority of protesters are nonviolent” as demonstrations continued throughout the weekend.
“There is this perception that a Black man is automatically feared,” an attorney for the injured officer said.
Previously unseen footage questions whether Brown robbed a convenience store before his fatal shooting.
A young Black man is shown "as if he was a buck trophy," an attorney for the deceased’s family stated.
Company invests more than $300 million to bring enhanced composite production to St. Louis region
The officers were injured during overnight demonstrations, which began shortly after the announcement of Police Chief Thomas Jackson’s resignation.
But more importantly, WHY did a St. Louis police officer warn colleagues while she turned off a dash cam?
The St. Louis Cardinals may be among the class of Major League Baseball right now, but their fans are anything but. See their reactions to Ferguson protesters here.
The Gateway City already has a diverse population, but these seven organizations are driving initiatives to better develop local talent and to recruit nationally to fill in workforce gaps—with a focus on technology.
What challenges does the primarily Black-and-white city of St. Louis create for diversity leaders? Read how this Asian-Indian woman is helping companies breakdown racial barriers.