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“I [Dr. Will Ross} got a call from (then-St. Louis mayor) Lyda Krewson, who agreed that the name was chosen to placate the African-American community and get ready buy-in,” Ross said. “She thought it was culturally insensitive.”

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We are told another police killing was “justified” by the victim’s actions, according to Andrew Womble, the district attorney of Pasquotank County in North Carolina, where an unarmed Black man, Andrew J. Brown, was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy. Womble called Brown’s death, “while tr…

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Gov. Mike Parson, playing the Republican Party’s national playbook, is cancelling federal unemployment benefits in mid-June. His decision will send thousands of Missourians back into poverty. (Parson’s action will end all of the COVID-19 programs, including the $300 additional weekly unemplo…