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Guest opinion: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Fair Housing legacy must be protected

In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a march through the streets of Chicago to protest the housing segregation which plagued that city and many others throughout the nation. Less than years two later, Dr. King was assassinated, but not before he shone a light on the devastating harms of …

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Protesters march around downtown St. Louis

Protesters march around downtown St. Louis

Protesters pour milk on a protester who had been sprayed with pepper spray in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 25, 2014. Protesters had occupied the flyover lanes of I-44 in downtown St. Louis next to Lumier Place until police forcibly removed them. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes…

December 19, 2014 1:36 pmLoading…
Missouri Highway Patrol takes over the Ferguson protests

Missouri Highway Patrol takes over the Ferguson protests

Many people drove down the street honking their horns, raising their arms, and holding signs on W. Florissant in Ferguson on Thursday evening, Aug. 14, 2014, as some demonstrators stood in the middle of the street. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

December 19, 2014 1:29 pmLoading…
Arrests in Ferguson

Arrests in Ferguson

Police clash with protesters on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, along W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

December 19, 2014 1:28 pmLoading…
Protesters confront Capt. Ron Johnson

Protesters confront Capt. Ron Johnson

A protester is restrained after getting close and yelling at a St. Louis county officer in Ferguson on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2014, Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

December 19, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
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140825 RC Brown 020A

Michael Brown Sr., looks over his son's burial vault during the funeral for Michael Brown on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Normandy, Mo. Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer on Aug. 9. Photo by Robert Cohen, St. Louis Pos…

December 19, 2014 1:31 pmLoading…
Ferguson Riots

Ferguson Riots

A looter takes items from inside the QuikTrip in 9400 block of W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo. on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.. The looters later burned the store. Photo By David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

December 19, 2014 1:25 pmLoading…
Ferguson Riots

Ferguson Riots

The QuikTrip in 9400 block of W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo. burns after being looted by rioters on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The riots were sparked after community protests over a fatal officer involved shooting in Ferguson the day before. Photo By David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.co…

December 19, 2014 1:25 pmLoading…
Kate and William at game

Kate and William at game

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, appear on a giant video screen during an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in New York, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Tear gas deployed in Ferguson on protesters

Tear gas deployed in Ferguson on protesters

FERGUSON, Mo. — Outside the Ferguson Police Department, anger and disbelief rippled through the crowd after word came out that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the killing of Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

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Guest opinion: Montanans must again say 'no' to hatred

These last two weeks Americans have watched Ferguson, Mo., with sadness and dismay. Can’t we do any better than this? Haven’t we moved beyond racial profiling and violent response?

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Raw video: Tuesday night protests in Ferguson

Raw video: Tuesday night protests in Ferguson

In Ferguson, protesters continued marching and chanting without any major incidents late into the evening.

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Protesters arrested after taunting police in Ferguson

Protesters arrested after taunting police in Ferguson

Police hold a defensive position on W. Florissant in Ferguson on Monday night, Aug. 18, 2014, next to the media area at Ferguson and W. Florissant. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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More protests in Ferguson

More protests in Ferguson

Protestor Boss Bastain of St. Louis locks arms with others as they confront Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in front of the Ferguson police station on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Marchers are entering a third day of protests against Sunday's police shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Rober…

August 14, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Tensions run high- protestors enter a third day

Tensions run high- protestors enter a third day

Karem Ivery, 20, of Ferguson, raises his arm up as police disperse on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, after crowds gathered in front of the burned QuikTrip protesting Saturday's shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com

August 14, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
The day after a violent night in Ferguson

The day after a violent night in Ferguson

A worker cleans up broken glass at the Northland Chop Suey on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, after it was looted by rioters overnight. The rioting was sparked by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown on Saturday in Ferguson. Rioters damaged more than 30 businesses in the area. Photo by Laurie S…

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Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

More than 60 riot police lined W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, and asked the crowd of protesters to disperse. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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Police clear streets before sundown in Ferguson

Police clear streets before sundown in Ferguson

Pam Bryant and her granddaughter Lani leave a McDonald's restaurant midway through their meal as police officers closed businesses and moved residents from West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

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Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

Riot police moved in when protesters refused to get out of W. Florissant in Ferguson on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Many protesters raised their hands but refused to move. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

August 14, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Ferguson Wednesday Night

Ferguson Wednesday Night

Protesters stand off with police in front of the QuikTrip on W. Ferguson Ave. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson. The protest was peaceful and the police allowed it until a couple objects were thrown at the police. The police then used tear gas and flashbangs to clear W. Florissant Ave…

August 14, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

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