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What's Vital to STL?

What's Vital to STL? | Ferguson Municipal Library

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During protests and riots of Ferguson, families continued to turn to the Ferguson Municipal Library as a safe space.

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What's Vital to STL? | Black & Blue

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Producer Ruth Ezell sits down with several cast members, the writer-director and producer of the play Black and Blue.

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What's Vital to STL? | Community Voices: Silent March

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Hundreds came out to Canfield Drive in Ferguson to honor the memory of Michael Brown and unite their community. Participants spoke to Nine Network about why they decided to come.

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What's Vital to STL? | Rosa Parks Inspired STL Bus Stop Art

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Artist Angela Vories was inspired to create art around one of the icons of the Civil Rights Movement.

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What's Vital to STL? | Art Speaks

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In early July 2015, local hip-hop artist and producer Mvstermind along with five musical artists came together to finalize a song around the climate of the region since the shooting of Michael Brown.

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What's Vital to STL? | Living St. Louis: Ferguson Special

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On Aug. 10, Living St. Louis dedicated its 30-minute format to telling stories of how youth and community members have moved forward since protests and riots broke out in Ferguson following the officer-involved shooting death of Michael Brown.

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In 2014, the St. Louis area became daily front-page news not only across the country but around the world following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Once the worldwide spotlight faded, many of the issues that arose – equality, racism, and justice system changes among several others – remained. 

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A quick look back of where our region’s been and where we’re moving.