Civil Rights

St Louis NAACP President Adolphus Pruitt
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
January 14, 2020 - 3:19 pm
"We're not criticizing her because she's the first, we're criticizing her because she's the worst, the worst prosector in the United States."
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James Buford, then President and CEO of the Urban League of St. Louis speaks during ceremonies naming him 2012 St. Louis Citizen of the Year in St. Louis on April 29, 2013.
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Brad Choat
November 29, 2019 - 7:20 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis area is mourning the death of longtime civil rights leader James Buford. Buford, who led the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis from 1985 until 2013, is being remembered by current Urban League President Michael McMillan as a man who bridged the gap between...
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Rebekah Sager
August 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
( KNX ) - In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Mattel honors civil rights icon Rosa Parks with a Barbie in her likeness. Known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement, in 1955 Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience by refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Her stance launched...
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