Despite loss, Green vows to continue her fight
Mar06

Despite loss, Green vows to continue her fight

Some say that you cannot fight city hall. Megan Green is not one of them. Despite facing defeat in her attempt to become President of the Board of Alderman, Green filled the Ready Room at 4195 Manchester Avenue with optimism as she addressed supporters gathered for her watch party. From the start of this tightly contested race, Green has been in the thick of it, running on a platform that promised to move citizens ‘boldly forward...

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SLPS fully accredited for 4th year in a row
Feb27

SLPS fully accredited for 4th year in a row

At a time when St. Louis Public School district faces a myriad of challenges, including child hunger, academic failure, lack of school supplies, high teacher turnover and student dropouts, a new performance review has given the district signs of optimism. Earlier this month the St. Louis Public School district announced the results of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s 2018 Annual Performance Report (APR)...

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Groups sue to end cash bail system in city
Feb17

Groups sue to end cash bail system in city

DOWNTOWN — A partnership of three non-profits unsheathed their legal swords in a federal lawsuit challenging St. Louis City’s cash bail system. The class action lawsuit also demanded the immediate release of the four plaintiffs bringing their case before the court. On January 28th, ArchCity Defenders, the Advancement Project National Office, Civil Rights Corps, and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection...

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IN UNISON Chorus celebrates 25th anniversary
Feb16

IN UNISON Chorus celebrates 25th anniversary

GRAND CENTER — Now in its 25th year, the St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus conveys a powerful voice of civic pride that has enthralled generations of audiences. On February 22nd IN UNISON returns to Powell Hall (718 North Grand Boulevard) to present Lift Every Voice: A Black History Month Celebration. The second of three performances this season, the concert highlights the organization’s message of diversity, unity and community...

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MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK
Jan22

MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK

MIDTOWN – For the citizens, civic leaders and activists in attendance, the 2019 MLK Memorial Tribute was more than an observance of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it was a celebration of his achievement and a cue for individuals to continue his unfinished work.   Held on Thursday at the Wool Ballroom in St. Louis University’s Busch Student Center and presented by St. Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St....

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