Barack Obama has not yet endorsed a Democratic candidate for president in this primary election cycle. It is assumed that the former president is trying to remain publicly neutral so he will be more effective as a party unifier once the Democrats have a nominee. While we are not so foolish a…

We commend heartily the leadership of the United Church of Christ, 14 St. Louis churches, and the Deaconess Foundation in raising the money to abolish $12.9 million in medical debt for 11,108 St. Louis families in 78 Zip codes — and for the messages they sent in announcing their philanthropy.