LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 10, 2013) (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Grammy-winner Dennis Edwards, who performed lead vocals for some of the chart-topping Motown singles recorded by The Temptations in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at age 74, his manager said on Friday (February 2). Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (NBC) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Continue reading
Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock ‘n’ roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and lyricists, creating raucous anthems that defined the genre’s sound and heartbeat, has died at his Missouri home at age 90.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says that President Donald Trump has vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addresses anti-semitism while he visiting a factory outside of St. Louis — after vandals toppled about 170 headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in St. Louis over the weekend.
Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.
‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Many welcomed the move of the University of Missouri’s president who resigned after protests over his handling of racial tensions on campus.
Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at the age of 90.
A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.
Activists held a small rally in Ferguson as the city braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting.