George Washington Carver

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    The Nine Distinct States That Make Up Missouri

    No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Remembering St. Louis' Peetie Wheatstraw: the Devil's Son-in-Law

    WikimediaEven though he died at 39, Peetie Wheatstraw had a sizable impact on the blues world.​Those who have been following RFT Music's "This Day in History" feature may have noticed that some posts use a notable St. Louis resident's birthday or death anniversary as a jump off of sorts. The ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 18, 2009

    Be Like Carver

    Re-use, recycle, re-wear

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968

    It's only fitting that tomorrow's inauguration of the nation's first African-American president comes a day after we celebrate the life of a man who gave his life fighting for racial equality. Today St. Louisans will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a number of ways. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2008

    Farming for Facts

    Get it straight

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Go! 2/15-2/17

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 2/15My Funny Valentine: Have you ever bought a love interest something for Valentine’ ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2007

    When's a lawsuit not a lawsuit?

    When it's suing the wrong entity.

  • News

    April 26, 2006

    Garden of Good and Evil

    Criticism sprouts over the new attraction for kids at the Missouri Botanical Garden

  • News

    April 26, 2006

    Ask a Negro Leaguer Column

    Week of April 27, 2006

  • Calendar

    October 12, 2005

    Trek to the Country

    No Shat, have a brat

  • Culture

    March 31, 1999

    Wax Ecstatic

    Lois Conley's Black World History Wax Museum brings the African-American past vividly alive in the present