Year: 2018

Opinion: McCaskill and the Trump Trap
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Opinion: McCaskill and the Trump Trap

Last week, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and her Republican opponent, state Attorney General Josh Hawley, met in St. Louis for…
Parisians, Hello JiZoo Play Old North
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Parisians, Hello JiZoo Play Old North

French lyrics and quality beats mingled on a windy, sunny Saturday across from Crown Candy Oct. 20. The crew at…
Telling a Storyteller’s Story
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Telling a Storyteller’s Story

Madelyn, a 9th grade student at Cleveland NJROTC, says her favorite class is English, not because it’s easy or that…
A Spark for Food Justice
Business

A Spark for Food Justice

When it comes to brainstorming sessions, almost nothing can get your  wheels turning better than food. It’s the ingredient that…
Safe Zones mark milestone in O’Fallon neighborhood
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Safe Zones mark milestone in O’Fallon neighborhood

Halloween is a time for kids and adults of all ages to come together as one community and indulge in…
Opinion: Mandatory Minimums Are a Bad Idea, Not a Solution
Crime

Opinion: Mandatory Minimums Are a Bad Idea, Not a Solution

It’s not news that crime in the city of St. Louis is high. Violent crime, especially. Most people look at…
Ivy League Studies St. Louis
Education

Ivy League Studies St. Louis

Right now, there is a group of 12 graduate students at Harvard University studying north St. Louis. From 1,200 miles…
Ferguson Commission Report Unpacked
Crime

Ferguson Commission Report Unpacked

O’Fallon Park – Four years after the death of Michael Brown Jr. and the Ferguson Uprising, the St. Louis region…
A Fresh Look at Policing
Crime

A Fresh Look at Policing

COVENANT BLU GRAND CENTER – A group plans to use the Oct. 22 National Day Against Police Brutality as an…
Black Health Exams Matter
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Black Health Exams Matter

WELLS GOODFELLOW – As Breast Cancer Awareness activities wind down this month, health experts warn African-American women to continue to…
Fighting for a Show
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Fighting for a Show

WELLS-GOODFELLOW – The Greater Ville resident Maurice Davis is training young boxers in a building at 3303 Goodfellow Blvd. near…
Black History Brought to Life
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Black History Brought to Life

OLD NORTH – Matt Allen had a day off from his pizza gig so the Chesterfield resident decided to make…
Making Sure Bikes are Shared North Too
Health

Making Sure Bikes are Shared North Too

JEFFVANDERLOU – When Lime Bikes made their big debut at the intersection of N. Grand and Page this spring, the…
Opinion: A City Searching for Hope
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Opinion: A City Searching for Hope

St. Louis is a city searching for hope. After decades of decline and population loss, the St. Louis region, like…
Activists Blast Jail Conditions
Crime

Activists Blast Jail Conditions

NORTH RIVERFRONT – For decades, the St. Louis city jail, known as the Workhouse, has had a reputation for unsafe…
Activism Through the Camera Lens
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Activism Through the Camera Lens

OLD NORTH — From images of barking dogs attacking protesters during the Civil Rights Movement in 1964 to activists  in…
Container Home Stacks Up Next to Crown Candy
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Container Home Stacks Up Next to Crown Candy

OLD NORTH– According to owner Travis Sheridan, his container home building project is the first single-family development to go up…
Circus Harmony is Changing Lives
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Circus Harmony is Changing Lives

DOWNTOWN– With the right angle of a toss and perfect arch, 12-year-old Michael Baum executed a beautiful backflip through a…
Harvard Class at the North Campus
People

Harvard Class at the North Campus

O’FALLON PARK — Students from Harvard University visited north St. Louis last week. They toured several places in St. Louis…
Visiting the Vaughn Cultural Center
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Visiting the Vaughn Cultural Center

GRAND CENTER– The Vaughn Cultural Center (VCC) has been a hidden jewel in the Grand Center community for years. The…
The Fight Against Blight
News

The Fight Against Blight

WALNUT PARK EAST – New efforts are being made by city officials and local community groups to tackle the increasing…
Bob Romanik is a Racist and It’s Time to Shut Him Down
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Bob Romanik is a Racist and It’s Time to Shut Him Down

The self-proclaimed “Grim Reaper of Radio” has for years spewed his hate on the airwaves of St. Louis from across…
Remembering Bambino
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Remembering Bambino

The signs directing you to the North Campus and the Black History drawings on the walls of LeRoy’s Barbershop are…
Democrats and McCaskill Owe Black Voters More
Opinion

Democrats and McCaskill Owe Black Voters More

It’s that time again. Black radio is filled with political advertisements featuring African-American voices urging us to vote for Missouri…
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