Kenya Vaughn

St. Louis American

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Columnist for the St. Louis American, a historic African-American weekly newspaper

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Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

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Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

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