The Sheldon Art Galleries presents “Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, Its People and Place,” an unprecedented multimedia exhibition, March 3 – August 26, in both the Bernoudy Gallery of Architecture and the Gallery of Photography. An opening reception is scheduled for 5-7 p.m…

Civil rights warrior Diane Nash’s long history of disrupting racial discrimination was celebrated on January 12 during the fifth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tribute at Saint Louis University.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life work focused on creating equality of opportunity for all Americans. In this struggle, economic injustice remained his commitment as his last days in Memphis challenged unfair wages and working conditions of sanitation workers. Many tributes this year will no…

Countless men and women demonstrated, protested, sacrificed, and bled for their basic entitlement of equality, but during African-American History Month we appear to only distinguish or reflect on a select few. We recognize the same heroes and heroines over and over again, yet there are some…

I walked briskly out of Room 200 headed back to the assessor’s office. The assessor’s office is on the first floor in the southwest corner of City Hall. I was feeling so self-conscious that I believed that everyone I saw in the City Hall corridors knew what Mayor Vince Schoemehl and I had ta…