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Director J.D. Dillard owes actor Jonathan Majors a debt of gratitude for his portrayal of real-life Korean War hero Jesse L. Brown in Devotion.  The intention, grace, grit with which Majors commits to honoring the man he portrays speaks to an additional level of devotion separate from the fi…

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Koran Bolden jumped back into the swing of things, touring local schools, and bringing his boisterous energy during his motivational speeches. He Encourages youths to reach the highest start, and then go beyond that, to make a difference in their communities. 

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After being sworn in as the first woman president of the city Board of Aldermen and its 22nd in history, Megan Ellyia Green told fellow members of the Board of Estimate and Apportionment Mayor Tishaura Jones and Comptroller Darlene Green, “I promise a good heart and an open mind.” 

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On August 3, 1810, Peter Johnson became the first person to be executed by the State of Missouri. By the time the U.S. Supreme Court found the death penalty unconstitutional in 1972, Missouri had already executed 285 people — most by hanging. Since the court reinstated capital punishment in …

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A tremendous injustice may still occur in Missouri, if the Supreme Court of Missouri does not order an evidentiary hearing on Monday, November 28. Currently, the state of Missouri intends to execute Kevin Johnson on November 29th. A jury sentenced Johnson, a Black teenager, to death in 2008,…

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“Our goal with every season is to make sure we put together a lineup that excites and engages our audience,” said Kwofe Coleman, MUNY president and CEO, at the company’s 2023 season kickoff announcement.