Missouri school board, now controlled by Conservatives, repeals anti-racism resolution

O’FALLON, Missouri (AP) — In the statewide vote following the police killing of George Floyd three years ago, about 2,000 protesters took to the streets in a St. Louis suburb and called on the predominantly white Francis Howell school district to address racial discrimination. The school board responded with a resolution promising to do better. … Read more

DOJ investigation finds systemic issues at Minneapolis Police Department.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Justice Department has found that Minneapolis police regularly violate constitutional rights and discriminate against blacks and Native Americans following an investigation sparked by the killing of George Floyd. The comprehensive two-year civil rights investigation concluded that systemic issues in the Minneapolis police force “made possible what happened to George Floyd,” the … Read more