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The U.S. Supreme Court recently passed monumental decisions on same-sex marriage and upheld a high-profile challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

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Seven months after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, the U.S. Department of Justice today released two investigations - one that cleared Wilson and the other that accused Ferguson police and courts of violating constitutional rights.

Ferguson
Emanuele Berry

A handful community leaders publicly introduced the “Joint Community Relations Group” at Greater St. Mark Family Church on Wednesday. The people involved have been meeting privately during the past several weeks to discuss “strategies and tactics” to deal with the issues surrounding Ferguson.

The group consists of more than 50 politicians, police officials, clergy and activists.

Ferguson Residents Outside A Town Hall Meeting Earlier This Fall.
Emanuele Berry|St. Louis Public Radio

Diversity and racial tension were the focus Tuesday evening at Ferguson’s third town hall meeting.

Ferguson resident Darci Knowles, who is related to the town's mayor by marriage, said those in attendance participated in small group activities where residents were asked to discuss stereotypes in Ferguson, white privilege and ongoing commitments to racial relations. Knowles, who is white, said the tone of the discussion was not contentious.