"I myself don't choose to be a third generation welfare mother. I want to work in the field that I'm trained in," says Dent.Tiama Dent is a single mother of two children and a graduate of the Illinois Department of Transportation's Highway Construction Preparatory Training program.
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According to our records, it's been some time since the Rev. Al Sharpton has visited our fair city. Yes, sadly for us, Sharpton never took up the Riverfront Times' suggestion that he move to St. Louis and run in last year's mayoral race. (Though just last October Sharpton did weigh in on a local ... More >>
The Rams are in play, and everybody's got an opinion.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed reservations yesterday at the prospects of Rush Limbaugh owning the St. Louis Rams. Speaking at the NFL Fall League Meeting yesterday, Goodell had this to say about Limbaugh: "The comments ... More >>
Sharpton: Does this face look like I'm joking?If you thought the theatrics surrounding Rush Limbaugh's attempt to purchase the St. Louis Rams reached a crescendo last week, think again. The wingnuts are coming out of the woodwork. Today none other than the Rev. Al Sharpton entered the f ... More >>
Last week we told you how the African-American Business and Contractors Association's planned to shutdown Interstate 70 as a way to protest what they say is a lack of black contractors hired for road construction jobs in Missouri and Illinois. In making its announcement, the group noted that its pla ... More >>
Today, the brainy pundits at Slate tackled this interesting topic: "How will Obama's presidency change hip-hop?"Beyond mentioning that Obama has dusted off his shoulders like Jay-Z, author Jonah Weiner does an admirable job breaking down the history of hip-hop's hatred for the establishment (i.e. P ... More >>
We cover all the major issues, from the concealed-carry legislation to the nifty new coffee lids at Kaldi's; plus, the latest on the Sanford-Brown Indians' winning season (and you still don't know Dick)