If black candidates do not win these elections, where the odds are stacked against them, St. Louis, a city that is roughly 50 percent African American, will have no black representatives in Congress, the Missouri Senate or in the state House.
Were you even aware, before Tuesday's special election, that we voters in the city and county had to make a near-billion-dollar decision? That the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wanted us to approve a bond issuance of $945 million in order to spread the financial pain of beginning a $4.7 bill ... More >>
Representative Mike Kelley's (R-Lamar) bill that would create and regulate a system for school districts to place advertising on school buses has stalled out in the senate. The language of HB1273 prohibited ads of a sexual, drug related or age-inappropriate nature, which caused some concern for Sena ... More >>
This space for rent.Noting that state funding for student transportation has been slashed as Missouri deals with a very tight budget, State Representative Mike Kelley (R-Lamar) proposed a new idea: Advertising on both the outside and inside of school buses. HB1273 would permit the State Board of ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/local_louisville/When Democratic officials dropped by St. Louis last week to unofficially check out whether we can handle their next convention, we really showed 'em something. And I'm not talking about Chuck Berry and Nelly (though our native sons did a fine job). What I'm talk ... More >>
On Saturday night, a very cool exhibit is set to open at White Flag Projects. Destroy All Monsters: Hungry for Death is billed as "a survey of survey of artwork, music, video, and archival material by the seminal pre-punk/psychedelic noise group and art collective Destroy AllMonsters." Founded in 19 ... More >>