Local non-profit helps women with trauma recovery
Apr09

Local non-profit helps women with trauma recovery

On the Top 20 list of most vulnerable cities for sex trafficking, St. Louis comes in eighteenth. For anyone who hasn’t experienced sex trafficking, that number might seem foreign or incomprehensible. But for many women in St. Louis, it’s a dark reality. One that a local non-profit, Bravely, works to counteract. Women who have experienced both sexual exploitation and narcotic or alcohol abuse can apply to live in the Bravely house for...

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Leader of Ethical Society of Police says ‘definitely racism’ in force
Mar27

Leader of Ethical Society of Police says ‘definitely racism’ in force

A 19-year veteran of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Force, homicide detective Sgt. Heather Taylor says she feels like she has a target on her back every time she goes to a crime scene. But it’s not the bad guys who put the target there. It’s her fellow officers.  She points to a white St. Louis officer who has made online postings about his fantasy of watching Taylor “bleed out.”  “Other black officers are angry, livid, that...

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