Category: Racism

Racism

Racial Justice: Missourians Can Make a Difference

Whether we realize it or not, racial justice is something that touches the lives of all Missourians. We all deserve to be treated fairly without bias, disrespect, or discrimination.    Our nation has a storied past when it comes to racial equity. Likewise, the Show-Me State has aspects of its history that many would just […]

Racism Women

Lucile Bluford: Trailblazer, Journalist, Activist

As she was growing up, Lucile Bluford couldn’t have imagined that she would become a highly influential journalist, a political activist, a key player in racial equality, and a role model for women–and yet she did. Spanning a life of 92 years, this amazing woman demonstrated limitless determination, tenacity, courage, and grit.    Destined to […]

Racism

BLM Demos Result in National Publicity for Branson

Promoters have billed Branson for a long time as Americana at its finest. They tout its squeaky clean image, music from days gone by, patriotism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Unfortunately, an altercation in a recent Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration has taken the focus away from the town’s apple pie and simpler times persona–at […]

Racism

There’s No Place for Racism in Franklin County

Updated at 8:00 p.m.: Both co-owners of the Missourian have resigned. The editor/publisher posted an apology this afternoon, followed by his own resignation effective tomorrow. ******************************************************************   More than 5,000 Americans have been shot by police in the past five years, and blacks are killed at more than twice the rate of white Americans according to data tracked […]

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