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Bruce Franks Jr.

Jan 13, 2020

Oscar nomination for film about Missouri activist Bruce Franks Jr.

A documentary about Missouri activist and former state representative Bruce Franks Jr. was nominated Monday for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category. “St. Louis Superman,” follows the story of Franks Jr., of St. Louis, who became well known during protests in Ferguson after a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in 2014. […]

Missouri Supreme Court
Oct 7, 2019

Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments on Sunshine Law, absentee ballots

The Missouri Supreme Court on Oct. 2 grappled with an ambiguous part of the Sunshine Law pertaining to the public release of absentee ballot materials. The high court heard oral arguments in the case involving Bruce Franks Jr., the outgoing state representative for District 78 in St. Louis, and his victory in the August 2016 […]

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