“PC” is another right-wing lie: Missouri proves reactionary forces really are waging war against college kids

Forget “political correctness”: The truth is young people are really suffering from conservative culture wars

Source: “PC” is another right-wing lie: Missouri proves reactionary forces really are waging war against college kids – Salon.com

Salon does a nice job of summing up the goings on at the local University.

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St. Louis Grapples — and Fails To Grapple — With the Matter of Murdered Black Women

St. Louis Grapples — and Fails To Grapple — With the Matter of Murdered Black Women – The Intercept.

Seems like fails to grapple is the key here.

Article includes statistics showing Missouri’s over twice the national average for blacks being murdered, the rate for black women is even higher.

Despite the data, murdered black women receive, at best, hit-and-run coverage. Local news outlets will report such stories, but rarely is there follow-up; and, as many families will argue, the same is true with regard to law enforcement.

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing – ABC News.

Missouri executed its 9th victim of 2014 just a few days ago.

A state that is 81% white and less than 12% black has a record this year of executing 56% black folks and 100% men.

Blacks are 4.5 times over represented in executions in Missouri. This is way too much to be chance, it takes some hard core deep seated racism to reach this kind of bias.