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This is an MLK weekend more than 11,000 families in St. Louis City and County won't soon forget as the United Church of Christ blessed them with a cure for their medical debt. It took $100,000 -- UCC church bodies donated $60,000, along with a $40,000 donation from Deaconess Foundation to bu…

On Tuesday, January 14, the organizers of the Close the Workhouse campaign held a press conference showcasing their new report “Close the Workhouse: A Plan and a Vision.” This report showcases the dramatic drop in St. Louis city jail populations over the past year and proposes a two-year pat…

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Often when Dedrick Asante-Muhammad gives a talk about race and economics, it’s to audiences who might not have a base level of understanding. That was not his audience at the region’s first St. Louis Racial Equity Summit, he said, so he decided to be more clear with his language.