In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Marurice Brown raises his arms during a public comments portion of a meeting of the Ferguson City Council, in Ferguson, Mo. The meeting was the first for the city council after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a city police officer. Political participation is increasing on the national level for blacks and Hispanics. On the local level, voting continues to be a struggle, as it is in this St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

New focus on minority voting after Brown’s death

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A few miles from the street where Michael Brown died is the grave of Dred Scott, a slave who went to the Supreme Court …