In “Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society,” Molly Metzger and Hank Webber have compiled a collection of essays that can help form the foundation for understanding our deeply divided landscape. Metzger and Webber speak to both the history and the future of metrop…

St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley and North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice will host their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Tuesday, January 22. The celebration’s theme is “Standing for Truth, Knowledge and Unconditional Love.”

The Monsanto Family YMCA, 5555 Page Blvd. in St. Louis, will host its 34th Annual MLK Celebration on Monday, January 21. Breakfast will be served 7-7:45 am, and the program begins at 8 am. featuring keynote speaker Wesley Bell, St. Louis County prosecutor.  The YMCA will be collecting donati…

The Meacham Park Neighborhood Improvement Association will host a musical event celebrating and honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at 1 p.m. Monday, January 21 at the Keating Auditorium at Kirkwood High School, 801 W. Essex Ave.

On a Sunday in May 1978, about 500 black and white citizens of St. Louis stood together in Fountain Park – a neighborhood just north of the Central West End – to watch the unveiling of the region’s first statute of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Christian Hospital Foundation will host its second annual “Embracing the Dream – The Beloved Community” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, January 18 in the Detrick Building Atrium, 11133 Dunn Rd. “The event will be a celebration of inspirat…

Once again on the third Monday in January, much of the nation will mark the anniversary of the death of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Countless programs and events will no doubt recall several of his famous speeches from the 1963 March on Washington’s “I Have A Dream to his “I’ve …

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Martin Luther King III will keynote a celebration of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., presented by Saint Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis on Thursday, January 17, in the Wool Ballroom of SLU's Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Blvd. The event be…

In his address on Tuesday at Georgetown University last September, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke out for "freedom of thought and speech on the American campus," a value that he believes is under threat. He decried how "protesters are now routinely shutting down speeches and debat…

Next Monday, Americans from all corners of the country will pause to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King personified what it meant to be a servant leader in this country, and ultimately gave his life in the fight for freedom and defense of workers’ rights.

The Monsanto YMCA, 5555 Page Blvd., will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its annual commemorative breakfast Monday, January 15. The guest speaker will be Osei Kweku, on-air personality at 100.3 the Beat STL, and the YMCA will present the Human Dignity and MLK Tribute awards to local lead…

In 2017, a photojournalist headed to a Black Lives Matter protest in Times Square against the New York Police Department, and took out his camera to film it. As he approached a crowd of protesters, he heard a police supervisor instruct his officers to “just take somebody and put them in handcuffs.”

The recent Post-Dispatch article titled “Minority business contracts proposal concerns Latino business leaders” by Mike Faulk raised my heckles; the articulations attributed to Latino business leaders and university experts run counter to well-established case law.

The Republican push to cut taxes massively to serve the interests of the rich and to make serfs of the rest of us greatly serves the interests of one president. He is President Vladimir Putin, and these are his tax cuts.

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) St. Louis Chapter is sponsoring its 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award Banquet on Monday, January 15 at Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall, 2329 Chouteau Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with presentations at 6 p.m.

We rightly celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor Dr. King’s extraordinary leadership in civil rights for African-Americans, and indeed for all Americans. We also celebrate this holiday to rededicate ourselves to continue the struggle for freedom and opportunity. The times demand …

WASHINGTON – Just four days before inauguration of Donald Trump as the country's 45th president, millions of Americans on Monday, January 16 will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For many, memories of the civil rights icon revolve around his momentous "I Have a Dream" sp…