This week marks 58 years since Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, instantly rendering the brave young woman a hero and champion of the civil rights movement. The decades since have seen steady improvement in race relations and equality, but as always, we still have ... More >>
Last we checked, legendary basketball coach Floyd Irons was serving a 12-month sentence in federal prison for mortgage fraud. Just prior to his 2008 sentencing, came even more bad news: The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) stripped the coach and Vashon High School of thr ... More >>
Today's comment comes in response to a post today looking at some promising and disturbing statistics about St. Louis public schools. The article prompted one commenter to surmise that the district's best school -- Metro High -- artificially props up the academics of other schools. The school distri ... More >>
Kids don't listen to what teacher's putting down? Gabe Moskoff, a.k.a. DJ Trackstar, wants to reach them through rap.
St. Louis radio's provocateur was a mystery in life -- and in death
Week of April 14, 2004
Week of October 29, 2003
They're making a Hollywood movie in our little town. Or hadn't you noticed?
Marvin Neals, Cardinal Ritter Prep
For Muslims in St. Louis, politics gets personal as fear dominates their lives
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.