Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter and a native of St. Louis, has been marching alongside protesters angered by the killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Illai Kenney, a telecommunications student in Washington, found herself mesmerized by the constant stream of images flooding into her Twitter feed of protests underway in the small town of Ferguson, half a continent away.
Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark of his administration.
As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race.
Leticia Romero can play basketball anywhere she wants. Well, except for a Big 12 school -- but that's a much better situation than she was in not too long ago. Romero was granted her release from Kansas State on Tuesday, something the university had denied its top scorer from the last season for months. The Wildcats fired longtime coach Deb Patterson back in March after a 5-13 season. Soon after, Romero requested a transfer but was denied amid worries the player was being persuaded to join her former coach at Northern Colorado. An appeals committee upheld the decision and even a letter from Kansas State Athletic Director John Currie to university administrator Pat Bosco saying...