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Black Iowans Feel Profiled by the Police

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Des Moines Register

In the Des Moines area, members of the nonprofit community organization AMOS (A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy) have spent the past year recording the stories of black Iowans who believe they have been unfairly singled out because of their race by store clerks, security guards, police and others.

Retired Des Moines attorney Harvey Harrison, 71, said what he has heard through that process "proves racial profiling is still a problem, and it has to be dealt with to help this country." Read more about Black Iowans Feel Profiled by the Police

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AMOS Conference Targets Causes of Neurological Damage to Children

Monday, September 29, 2014
Des Moines Register

Building on a public conversation about juvenile criminal justice, initiated last year by AMOS, almost 800 people gathered at Iowa Events Center to hear the latest findings on the developing brains of children and youth.  Dr. Dipesh Navsaria explained that... Read more about AMOS Conference Targets Causes of Neurological Damage to Children

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