One of my favorite works of Professor Wole Soyinka’s is “Telephone Conversation,” a poem written more than 50 years ago while he was a student in London. “Telephone conversation” is a hilarious take on a very serious subject of racism encountered by African students from prospective landlord…

Our city is struggling with a crime epidemic. It’s been festering for years, and we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to put an end to violent crime. Despite our best efforts, St. Louis still has one of the highest crime rates in the country. A recent University of Missouri …

A circuit judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the allegations that the attorneys of former Missouri governor Eric Greitens’ threatened to “ruin” Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner if she continued to prosecute the felonious invasion of privacy charge against the governor.

Born Elsie Louise Bordelon January 4, 1922 to David and Etta Bordelon. She met and married Harold Antoine, Sr.  Their journey together began the day of their wedding, August 5, 1944 in Orange, Texas. Elsie was very active in the St. Louis community.  As a member of the NAACP, The Top Ladies …

Leroy Branion Jr., 83, born in Earle, Arkansas to the late Leroy Sr.and Seteria Branion. Leroy was a deacon at First Baptist Church Creve Coeur and retired a Key Account Manager at Purina/Nestle. Leroy, a sports enthusiast, kidney transplant recipient for 30 years, passed peacefully, June 19…