Subject:

Percy Green

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    St. Louis Activist Percy Green Compares Lacy Clay to Samuel L. Jackson in Django Unchained

    The St. Louis mayor's race is over -- but controversial commentary on the battle between Francis Slay and Lewis Reed apparently is not. Activist Percy Green sent around an op-ed he wrote to his e-mail list this week with his analysis of the primary race between the long-time incumbent and challeng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Veolia Water Contract May Face Public Hearing [UPDATE]

    Update: Click through for a copy of the preliminary Veolia contract. Yesterday, the Estimates and Apportionment Committee met to do its usual business and was met by a rather unusual crowd. Over 50 members of the activist group Dump Veolia showed up with handwritten signs protesting a pending con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Hotshots Sports Bar Sued for "Racist" Servers and "Ghetto Specials"

    Six patrons of the Bridgeton location of Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill are suing the chain and its owner for discrimination. While gathered at the bar to watch a Cardinals World Series game, the plaintiffs charge that they were essentially refused service because they are black. The weirdest part? Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Mississippi River Bridge Project Employment Disparity Stings for African American Community Hit Hard By Recession

    "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.‚ÄčTiama Dent is a single mother of two children and a graduate of the Illinois Department of Transportation's Highway Construction Preparatory Training program. The eight-w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Are STL Blacks Keeping Each Other Down? New Documentary, "City of Haterz," Says Yes

    Graphic by Virgil Boyd Jr.Do area blacks suffer from the "slave mentality"?‚ÄčIn his recent documentary, City of Haterz, local filmmaker Horace Williams explores a combustible hypothesis, best summed up by DJ Cub of Derrty DJs in the first few minutes of the film: "[St. Louis is] a 'crabs in the bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Boo Like You Mean It

    The Christmas season is prompting some political groups to tap into their inner Scrooge. Boo Krew, a group of people who gather for the purpose of booing Mayor Francis Slay, are planning to meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Missouri History Museum to, yes, boo Slay at a Civil Rights Summit. Read mo ... More >>

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    No-Look Pass

    Magic Johnson's proposed north St. Louis development is dead

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    The Kings of Kingshighway

    The Roberts brothers fight to bring back life to north St. Louis

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Talking Heads

    Their mouths move when they speak, but is someone pulling the strings?

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    Knockin' 'Em Dead

    Here's how the Board of Education could raise money for St. Louis schools: Charge admission to its meetings

  • News

    August 7, 2002

    Dressed for Deceit

    Women contractors are tired of being asked to front for firms owned by white males

  • News

    November 14, 2001

    The Pasta House Boy

    A black restaurateur says he was used as a frontman -- but didn't know it

  • News

    October 3, 2001

    No Mercy for Percy

    The mayor answers critics by giving Green the boot

  • News

    August 22, 2001

    Letters

    Week of August 22, 2001

  • News

    August 1, 2001

    Peeling the Onion

    Onion Horton says he's everything a white man wants a black man to be

  • News

    August 1, 2001

    A Black Eye Affair

    A minority firm takes a hit for no good reason

  • News

    May 30, 2001

    Letters

    Week of May 30, 2001

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Letters

    Week of May 16, 2001

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Letters

    Week of May 9-15, 2001

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Letters

    Week of May 2-8, 2001

  • News

    April 25, 2001

    Certifiably Mad

    Say "Percy Green," and some Hispanic businessmen see red

  • Culture

    June 28, 2000

    Behind the Veil

    A new book rips the shroud off St. Louis' premier social organization

  • News

    July 14, 1999

    White Out

    A local contractor gets called a fake as the dispute over minority set-aside contracts heats up. The city and some local contractors say he is; the state says he's not.

  • News

    June 30, 1999
  • Culture

    December 23, 1998

    Black and Blue

    An anthology of African-American writing on St. Louis paints a bleak portrait of the city

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