RMF IN THE NEWS
Tracking media coverage of Race Matters, Friends in Columbia, Missouri.
Local media coverage in January 2017:
• Missourian PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia town hall held to combat racial profiling
• C.W. DAWSON JR: Finding the solutions to our problems
• Police Chief Ken Burton adjusts his view of racial profiling
• Columbia City Council to hear about police practices, potential land sale to new company
• City of Columbia, police department to hold meeting on racial profiling
• Angela Davis, symbol of black power movement, to speak at MU Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
Local media, October-December 2016.
•LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'Dashboard' needed to measure progress of community violence task force
•KBIA: Formal Complaints to Columbia Police Department Allege Racial Profiling
•Columbia man pleads guilty to two misdemeanors after being held on $100,000 bond
•Peace Walk Against Hate draws hundreds
•Racial search disparities run deep, according to new analysis of Columbia police traffic stops
•Columbia police training session demonstrates how police combat bias
•Marc Lamont Hill discusses campus climate, MU protests at panel
•Marijuana and the racial profiling main focus of forum on civil liberties
•Race Matters, Friends and officials talk change
•Race Matters, Friends has made big waves in a short time
•C.W. DAWSON JR.: With underpaid, overworked police, minority communities pay the price
•PHOTO GALLERY: Race Matters, Friends, discusses race with police in open meeting
Local media, July-September 2016.
•New plaque memorializes 1923 lynching victim James T. Scott
•Columbia police to begin using 'consent to search' form
•Activists see police flier as symbolic of disconnect with African-American community
•City searches to fill hole in strategic plan leadership
•C.W. DAWSON JR: To discuss racism, we must cast aside our fears
•CARL KENNEY: Embedded in racial tensions, economic disparity should be our focus
•Police, new taxes discussed during city budget discussion
•City manager and police chief to hold meetings to eliminate racial disparities in traffic stops
•LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Column discounts voices of women, social equity imperatives
•LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'Gadflies' don't deserve to be brushed aside
•City Council unanimously passes new open information policy
•CARL KENNEY: Embattled police chief deserves a chance to make things right, but can he?
•City Council members respond to Burton letter, police morale 'crisis'