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Black and Blue Lives Matter

An Interview with Lieutenant Gerald Lohr,By Annie Jennemann

On Wednesday, October 6th, I sat down with Lieutenant Gerald Lohr of the Saint Louis County Police Department for an interview to speak with him about his experience in law…

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The Good They Die Young, But MLK’s Message of Hope Reverberates

Martin Luther King, Jr., would have been 87 years old today, 15 January 2016. Tragically, he was gunned down at 39 in his prime. Who was the man? He was…

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Recalling #MLK & US Civil Rights at UN

This week in 1963 was the culmination of a series of initiatives and marches across the US, “March on Washington,” which demanded access to voting and legal rights for all…

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Can UN Cite #CharlestonShooting as “Hateful Act”?

The US is beacon for tolerance and the rule of law, but it is also increasingly facing scrutiny as to whether the reality lives up to the rhetoric. Let’s be…

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Slavery & Its Victims To Be Memorialized at UN

The new sculpture/memorial is being unveiled on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, March 25, 2015. According to the UN News…

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Legacy of Police on Black Violence Pre & Post “Selma Bloody Sunday”?

Have you heard of the “New Orleans Massacre”? African-American US Army Veterans and delegates to a convention to demand voting rights for Louisiana’s “negro” citizens were ambushed by police and…

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Sports Stars Beyond Caricature to Freedom of Expression

When Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) began his peaceful assault upon the walls of racism in America he was frequently joined by artists, who gave encouragement and visibility even…

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The Good They Die Young, But MLK’s Message of Hope Reverberates

  Martin Luther King, Jr., would have been 86 years old today, 15 January 2015. Tragically, he was gunned down at 39 in his prime. Who was the man? He…