A community was devastated yesterday after a St. Louis school shooting left a teacher and a student dead and seven others injured.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday indefinitely suspended Mark and Patricia McCloskeys' licenses after Missouri’s chief disciplinary counsel petitioned the court to do so. But later, the court stayed their suspensions and placed them on probation for a year instead.
Washington University in St. Louis is the latest college to experience racism on its campus, this time in the form of vandalism on a prominent mural depicting historic Black icons that was defaced with symbols of white supremacy.
Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Fontella Bass, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are just a few that come to mind — and they’ll soon be honored as a collective for making contributions to the culture by way of The Griot Museum Of Black History’s latest initiative.
Jones was the first woman elected as St. Louis Treasurer in 2012. After her narrow loss in the 2017 mayoral election, Jones continued to work with the movement that embraced her.
Richard Callahan, a former U.S. attorney appointed by Obama, was named the special prosecutor to investigate Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the white couple who aimed guns at peaceful protesters in St. Louis.
Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley has endorsed Tishaura Jones for St. Louis mayor just days ahead of the primary election. It could make the difference in a tight race.
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