Missouri

MO Hospital Files Charges Against a Woman who was Attacked by Their Guard

In October 2018 a Missouri hospital filed charges against a black woman who was beaten by one of their security guards in July.

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Hate Speech in MO Directed Toward 7 Year Old Girl

In March 2018 a Missouri family found a black barbie doll with hate speech in the mailbox; it appears to have been intended for the seven year old girl who lives in the home.

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Two Black Men in MO Exonerated After New Video Released

In February 2018 two black men in Missouri were exonerated after police released surveillance video showing, six months later, that they were the victims instead of the perpetrators in a robbery.

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MO School Board Candidate Has Racist Posts on Social Media

In January 2018 a school board candidate in Missouri posted racist and anti-immigrant language on social media. Her past social media posts reveal a history of racism, transphobia, and Islamophobia.

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New MO Law Could Require a Felony Charge for Fighting

A change in Missouri law that went into effect in January 2017 could be applied to students, increasing the effects of the school-to-prison pipeline.

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