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June 5, 2018

Criminal Justice, Voting Rights/Demoracy

Advocacy groups respond to vehicle stops report

“The moral crisis is that the welfare of the people is the supreme law, but it’s not a law for all people,” said the Rev. Kim Woodruff with Missouri Faith …

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June 4, 2018

Criminal Justice

Community leaders address racial disparities in state traffic stop report

Members of Empower Missouri, Missouri Faith Voices, the NAACP, and the Human Rights Task Force allowed the media to listen in as they talked about the results in the state-wide …

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June 2, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Demonstrators protest border wall in Santa Teresa

Demonstrators from across the Southwest voiced their concerns trying to put a stop to the new border wall construction in Santa Teresa. “The first of his promised wall went up …

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June 2, 2018

Immigrant Justice

‘I’ll be killed if I go back’: New Carrollton man says deportation means death

Justine W. Whelan, an ICE spokeswoman, said in a statement that “all allegations of physical abuse and mistreatment by ICE officers in this case are patently false.” She said an …

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June 1, 2018

Criminal Justice

African-Americans, Hispanics disproportionately searched, arrested during traffic stops in Missouri

The report found that “African-American motorists were stopped is 1.85 times that of the rate at which White motorists were stopped” and “1.51 times more likely to be searched than …

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June 1, 2018

Criminal Justice

Police chiefs from across Santa Clara County join community conversation on police reform

A partnership between police and the community is proving effective in San Jose. Their work spread on Thursday night, as police chiefs from across Santa Clara County joined the conversation …

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