Police memes are white nationalist, anti-government
Jun05

Police memes are white nationalist, anti-government

As the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and City Hall scramble to contain the fallout from racist and violent Facebook posts by current and former officers, first revealed from a national database by The Northsider/Southsider on Sunday, a deeper analysis of the 416 St. Louis posts compiled as part of a national study by the Plain View Project from Philadelphia reveals that a group of current and former St. Louis police...

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White nationalist, anti-government memes reveal officers’ stance
Jun05

White nationalist, anti-government memes reveal officers’ stance

As the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and City Hall scramble to contain the fallout from racist and violent Facebook posts by current and former officers, first revealed from a national database by The Northsider/Southsider on Sunday, a deeper analysis of the 416 St. Louis posts compiled as part of a national study by the Plain View Project from Philadelphia reveals that a group of current and former St. Louis police...

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Mayor, state lawmakers, aldermen condemn racist police Facebook posts as more officers are identified
Jun03

Mayor, state lawmakers, aldermen condemn racist police Facebook posts as more officers are identified

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has launched an Internal Affairs investigation of more than 400 racist, bigoted and violent Facebook posts by current and former St. Louis police officers; the black St. Louis police officers association has lodged formal department complaints against 17 of the officers; and a chorus of public officials, including the mayor, has condemned the inflammatory social media...

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Hundreds of racist, violent Facebook posts linked to St. Louis police officers by national group
Jun03

Hundreds of racist, violent Facebook posts linked to St. Louis police officers by national group

Over 400 racist, violent, or bigoted Facebook posts by what are said to be current or former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers have been revealed by a Philadelphia organization that deep-searched accounts of thousands of officers in eight major police departments nationwide. The St. Louis posts include multiple different images of the Confederate flag, racist posts accusing black people of perpetuating “white...

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Jaco Report: Planned Parenthood and the ACLU on the abortion fight
May31

Jaco Report: Planned Parenthood and the ACLU on the abortion fight

Missouri abortion-rights advocates will push back against the state’s new anti-abortion law, as well as regulatory attempts to close Missouri’s only remaining abortion clinic, with a three-pronged strategy that will use the courts, ballot boxes and ground-level action to fight abortion restrictions. Appearing on The Jaco Report, officials from both Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union outlined plans to go on the...

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