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  From Elle Dowd Discussing Tragic Events in a Youth Community This past week has been a difficult one for our communities. The shooting of Mike Brown brings forth all sorts of emotions and questions. Yet, despite the overwhelming tragedy in Ferguson and its troubling aftermath, we can be consoled [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 21, 2014|The Mom Vivant|0 Comments

Holder Visits with Students, Community Leaders and Michael Brown’s Family in Ferguson

12 hours ago • By Kevin McDermott 314-340-826842 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder meets with U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan (left), FBI Special Agent William P. Woods, and Acting Assistant Attorney General Molly Moran on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at FBI headquarters in downtown St. Louis. Photo by J.B. Forbes, [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 21, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments

Are We Ever Going to Live Together?

It isn't just tempers heating up around the police involved shooting in Ferguson, the thermostat is heading north, too. We are now facing days on end of near 100 degree weather. These could be the hottest days this Summer. The headline today is that Attorney General Eric Holder is in [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 20, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments

By Aisha Sultan

At least two children were treated and released for tear gas exposure Sunday after protests in Ferguson turned violent, according a spokeswoman at St. Louis Children's Hospital. One adult has also been treated at Christian Hospital, a spokesman said. Dr. Doug Carlson, who works in the ER at Children's, said [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 18, 2014|Civics for Kids|0 Comments

Transparency is Best

There are two scenarios unfolding in Ferguson this morning. And one of them seems to make the case for greater transparency between a community and its police department. Scenario #1 has dominated the headlines for a week. That Michael Brown was the victim of excessive force by a police department [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 18, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments

“Check your Assumptions”

There is a saying going around college campuses these days that pops up in conversations regularly. "Check your Privilege." It is a reminder that a person's perspective is often honed by life experience, a level of stability not marred by hunger, danger or economic peril. It's a way to stop [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:30+00:00August 16, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments
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