We interrupt your regular programming for some quick news about...us! The National Association of Black Journalists has given three awards to RFT for recent features. Former staff writer Nicholas Phillips won in the best feature, single story category for "Daddy Do-Over," an in-depth look at St. ... More >>
There's a war going on in East. St. Louis right now. The forces of law and order are struggling to contain the forces of drugs, crime, poverty and desperation. The most recent solution conjured up by Mayor Alvin Parks and the cops: Ban gang colors, then lock up kids spotted on the streets duri ... More >>
Financial woes can separate fathers from their children. One innovative program helps get the situation under control.
Determined to make a better life for themselves and their children, students at the Fathers' Support Center make a go of parenthood in the 'hood