Happy Thanksgiving, St. Louis!
We've come a long way in the last three months, Lou. We've seen fires, tear gas, blood, tears and outrage. While today's national day of gratitude can't take away from the pain this city has been through, it is a good time to remember what's worth a hearty, "Thanks."
So here are nine things we at the Riverfront Times are thankful for in a St. Louis forever changed by the shooting death of Michael Brown.
We are thankful for......any time neighbors stuck together after a night of burning and violence.
First time ever had one of those pay it forward or backward drive through things happen to me. In #Ferguson. Today.— jessicabock (@jessicabock) November 25, 2014
...the incredible amount of support nationwide for the Ferguson Library.
...the new color on South Grand Boulevard's boarded windows.
...the support nationwide for Natalie's Cakes and More, which started a fundraiser for $20,000 and wound up with more than $100,000 in donations.campaign to help South Grand Boulevard businesses that has raised more than $7,000.
What are you thankful for?