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St. Louis Sued for Misconduct Toward Protesters of White Officer’s Acquittal

St. Louis Sued for Misconduct Toward Protesters of White Officer’s Acquittal

The protesters committed no crime and posed no threat to the safety of police or others, the lawsuit said.

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

Police will use the cameras under the test program but the police union will have to approve permanent body cameras.

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

“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.”

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

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.

Protests Continue in St. Louis after Acquittal in Police Shooting of Black Man

Protests Continue in St. Louis after Acquittal in Police Shooting of Black Man

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said that “the vast majority of protesters are nonviolent” as demonstrations continued throughout the weekend.

Black Off-Duty Cop Shot by White Fellow Officer Who Was ‘Fearing for his Safety’

Black Off-Duty Cop Shot by White Fellow Officer Who Was ‘Fearing for his Safety’

“There is this perception that a Black man is automatically feared,” an attorney for the injured officer said.

New Michael Brown Video Sparks Protests

New Michael Brown Video Sparks Protests in Ferguson

Previously unseen footage questions whether Brown robbed a convenience store before his fatal shooting.

White Officer Gives Thumbs Up Next to Body of Dead Black Man: Photo

White Officer Gives Thumbs Up Next to Body of Dead Black Man: Photo

A young Black man is shown "as if he was a buck trophy," an attorney for the deceased’s family stated.

Boeing Opens First St. Louis Commercial Airplanes Facility

Boeing Opens First St. Louis Commercial Airplanes Facility

Company invests more than $300 million to bring enhanced composite production to St. Louis region

More Hate in St. Louis?

Arson targeting Black churches.

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar

2 Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department During Protests

The officers were injured during overnight demonstrations, which began shortly after the announcement of Police Chief Thomas Jackson’s resignation.

Why did a St. Louis police officer turn off her dash cam during a struggle with a suspect?

What Happened When Cop Turned Off Dash Cam?

But more importantly, WHY did a St. Louis police officer warn colleagues while she turned off a dash cam?

St. Louis Cardinals fans mocked and used slurs at Ferguson protesters.

St. Louis Baseball Fans Mock, Use Slurs at Ferguson Protesters

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.

Diversity in the Gateway City: How St. Louis Improves Economic Growth and Talent Pipelines

Building a Diverse Talent Pipeline in St. Louis

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.

How Diversity Awareness Partnership Is Leading Diversity & Inclusion Efforts in St. Louis

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.