Organization for Black Struggle

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Stenger Narrowly Wins County Executive, Ferguson Protesters Interrupt Victory Speech

    "Stenger, Stenger, Stenger!" The chants from supporters of Democrat Steve Stenger started as a celebration. After a night of trailing opponent Rick Stream, the first Republican to have a strong showing in a St. Louis County leadership election in decades, Stenger eeked out a victory in the race for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Nausicaa Sound Offers A Footwork Comp for #Ferguson

    Late last month St. Louis native Derek Yaeger founded Nausicaa Sound, a music label focused on contributing to communities in need across the world. Yaeger aims to raise funds by selling songs online -- with all proceeds going to benefit groups such as Organization for Black Struggle, that work towa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Without State of Emergency in Ferguson, Nixon Can't Change Michael Brown Prosecutor

    The Don't Shoot Coalition, a new alliance of St. Louis organizations and leaders, demanded that Governor Jay Nixon replace Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch with a special prosecutor this week to restore public confidence in the trial over Michael Brown's death. But an hour before the group was to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    "Bands Up, Don't Shoot" Ferguson Benefit Show Fills The Ready Room This Sunday

    Punk and protest are old friends. In keeping with that tradition, members of the St. Louis music community have organized a concert this Sunday, August 31 with the proceeds going toward two organizations: Missourians Organizing for Reform & Empowerment and the Organization for Black Struggle. The b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2014

    Clayton Protest Over Michael Brown's Killing Stresses Peaceful Solution to Unrest

    Fewer protesters showed up in Clayton Tuesday morning than in Ferguson the previous day, but their collective voice was just as loud. The demonstration began outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center with civil-rights activist Anthony Shahid using a pair of stuffed dogs and a noose around his neck ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2004

    Ye Goddesses!

    Annual girl-whirl unfurls

  • News

    June 30, 1999


    Ellen Reasonover has served 16 years of a life sentence for murder. But new evidence -- a secret tape and a forgotten memo -- suggests that the prosecution may have committed the real crime.