the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with organization: NAACP
  • Lawsuit claims ex-Pine Lawn mayor falsely arrested 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 3:22 pm

    ST. LOUIS - An 80-year-old former mayor of the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn alleges in a lawsuit that he was repeatedly falsely arrested as part of a smear campaign orchestrated by his successor.

  • Black motorist's fatal shooting: Outcry over police tactics story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-10-15 7:41 am

    NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - As North Charleston surged in population last decade, South Carolina's third-largest city fought rising crime through a simple policing solution: Be aggressive. But the city's Police Department lost the respect of many black residents in neighborhoods they blitzed, and now many are upset after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist by a white officer.