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For Immediate Release: Elderly Black Veteran Killed by St. Louis City Police on a “No Knock” Warrant, Family Files Federal Lawsuit 

June 30, 2021 On February 21, 2017, officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, unlawfully stormed into the home of Don...

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MSNBC: Lessons on warrant reform from Ferguson.

May 6, 2021, 6:00 AM CDT Ferguson, Missouri may offer lessons about warrant reform to other cities. Reforming the warrant system became a priority in 2015, after the Department of Justice...

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NPR: Is The Biden Rescue Plan Working? ‘American Indicators’ Weigh In On The Recovery

This episode was produced by Mia Venkat, Brent Baughman, Brianna Scott and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis and Cortney Dorning. Our...

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Newsweek: ‘Squad’ Rep. Cori Bush Calls America ‘Racist AF’ After She Backs Defunding St. Louis Police

BY CHRISTINA ZHAO ON 5/2/21 AT 7:23 PM EDT Born in St. Louis, Bush represents Missouri’s 1st congressional district that includes all of the city of St. Louis and a large...

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Riverfront Times: 15 Juneteenth Events To Attend in St. Louis This Weekend

Posted By Jenna Jones on Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 3:14 pm Juneteenth marks the day every citizen in the United States actually became free. After Union troops rode into Galveston, Texas on June 19,...

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St. Louis Magazine: Four ways to celebrate Juneteenth in 2021

BY NICK FREED // JUNE 14, 2021 Excerpt: Juneteenth, celebrated every year on June 19, marks the end of slavery in the U.S. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the...

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KMOV4: Justice for Isaiah: Protest planned for the 4th anniversary of South City man killed during SWAT raid

KMOV STAFF // POSTED JUN 7, 2021 Excerpt: Four years ago, Isaiah Hammett was shot and killed inside a South City home during a SWAT raid. Throughout the years, his...

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St. Louis American: City faces lawsuit alleging brutal treatment at CJC

By Dana Rieck Of The St. Louis American Jun 3, 2021 Excerpt: The stories of abuse at City Justice Center detailed in a newly filed lawsuit seem endless —...

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St. Louis Public Radio: Federal Lawsuit Alleges St. Louis Jail Correctional Officers Abused Detainees

St. Louis Public Radio | By Chad DavisPublished May 26, 2021 at 8:09 PM CDT Excerpt: Attorneys claim in a lawsuit that corrections officers regularly abused three current and former inmates...

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The Appeal: What The St. Louis Mayoral Candidates Would Do To Close The City’s Notorious Workhouse Jail

March 26, 2021 By Meg O’Connor Excerpt: Tishaura Jones wants to decriminalize offenses and transfer people out of the Workhouse. Cara Spencer wants to end the contract to house...

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