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The 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white officer, Darren Wilson, in August 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury declined to indict Wilson, and the U.S. Justice Department opted against civil rights charges. Wilson later resigned.

  • Rod Boshart Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Two of Gov. Terry Branstad’s reappointments to the Iowa Board of Medicine were denied new terms this week by 18 Democrats who wit…

Friday was the anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination. We still have work to do to enforce the principles Illinois’ favorite son sup…

The Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library will host a panel-led discussion on housing issues and the efforts to e…

In conjunction with National Fair Housing Month, the Davenport Civil Rights Commission will facilitate a panel-led discussion on housing issue…

The Davenport Public Library, in partnership with St. Ambrose University and the Davenport Civil Rights Commission, will host a panel discussi…

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A selection of Associated Press photos shows some of what remains of the segregation era in the United States.

  • Rod Boshart Times Bureau

DES MOINES — House Republicans pressed ahead Thursday with an effort to pre-empt local governments from usurping state authority in business a…

DES MOINES — Business representatives Wednesday applauded a House proposal to pre-empt cities and counties from going beyond statewide standar…

First they came for the people with the dirty license plates, but I did not say anything because I did not live on a gravel road. Then they ca…