Missouri

A Missouri-based HBCU has received a $2.9 million grant to bridge the digital divide.

Summit Waves water park in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was accused of racism after canceling a party for two Black teens.

Missouri Congressional candidate Steve Roberts’ record on reproductive rights has some democrats concerned ahead of his August primary.

Parents of students at Missouri's Holt High School are mad about an assignment that asks which political party is most likely to deny racism was involved in an incident where an unarmed Black man is shot by cops. The answer, of course, is Republicans, but my thing is—why are they mad at the obvious truth?

Missouri Democratic State Senator Steven Roberts, who has been accused of rape more than once, may be preparing to launch a primary campaign against progressive incumbent Congresswoman Cori Bush, who has been outspoken about her own experience as a victim of sexual assault.

Following a longstanding lawsuit that saw Toni Morrison's historic book 'The Bluest Eye' taken off shelves at libraries throughout the Missouri School District, a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union has now resulted in the book being returned to its rightful place. 

U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough rejected the students' request to be readmitted to the school after they participated in a Change.org petition titled “Start slavery again.”

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday indefinitely suspended Mark and Patricia McCloskeys' licenses after Missouri’s chief disciplinary counsel petitioned the court to do so. But later, the court stayed their suspensions and placed them on probation for a year instead.

Critics say Missouri Senate Bill 666 (yes, really) -- dubbed the "Make Murder Legal Act" -- would shield killers from prosecution and protect the "lynching of Black men."

Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Fontella Bass, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are just a few that come to mind — and they’ll soon be honored as a collective for making contributions to the culture by way of The Griot Museum Of Black History’s latest initiative.

Charges have been dropped against former Ladue, Missouri, police officer Julia Crews, who shot Ashley Fountain Hall in the back and claimed she mistook her gun for her taser. Hall requested the charges be dropped after the two participated in what's known as a "restorative justice mediation."

His release comes over 42 years after he was convicted of a triple homicide. It is the longest wrongful conviction in Missouri History and one of the longest in the country.