“This is an incredible opportunity for community members to be a part of ending the stigma of mental illness, as well as starting the conversations surrounding it,” Katie Grana, St. Louis co-producer and This Is My Brave program manager, was quoted in your paper. If we keep telling one anoth…

I applaud state Senator Jill Schupp for filing a bill requiring background checks for all gun sales in Missouri, as noted in The St. Louis American. Background checks are one of the best ways of keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous offenders. Senator Schupp's bill would close loopholes…

On Tuesday, January 14, Advancement Project National Office, in partnership with Missouri voting rights advocates, celebrated a significant legal victory in the defeat of a key provision of Missouri’s restrictive voter identification law. In a 5-2 decision in Priorities USA v. Missouri, the …

“This is an incredible opportunity for community members to be a part of ending the stigma of mental illness, as well as starting the conversations surrounding it,” Katie Grana, St. Louis co-producer and This Is My Brave program manager, was quoted in your paper. If we keep telling one anoth…

I applaud state Senator Jill Schupp for filing a bill requiring background checks for all gun sales in Missouri, as noted in The St. Louis American. Background checks are one of the best ways of keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous offenders. Senator Schupp's bill would close loopholes…

On Tuesday, January 14, Advancement Project National Office, in partnership with Missouri voting rights advocates, celebrated a significant legal victory in the defeat of a key provision of Missouri’s restrictive voter identification law. In a 5-2 decision in Priorities USA v. Missouri, the …

Martin Luther King Jr.'s work paved the way for black Americans, marginalized people, and allies everywhere to stand up for dignity, understanding, and freedom. Now more than ever, it’s important to celebrate the progress we’ve made while acknowledging the fight isn’t over. We must continue …

Isidore J. Lamothe Jr. was improperly identified as Dr. William Sinkler in the caption to the front page photo of staff from Homer G. Phillips Hospital. We regret the error.

New leadership has given hope to thousands of Kansans who have lived with the insecurity of not having health insurance. There are nearly a quarter-million working Missourians living with the same fear of going broke because of medical bills they cannot pay, and they need that same kind of l…

The group performing with Kunama Mtendaji in the “Kwanzaa in St. Louis” photo on the front of our January 2 edition was improperly identified. The group is the Kuumba Youth Performance Ensemble. We regret the error.

At a fund raiser in late December, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden responded to a question about a potential vice-presidential running mate. He replied that he would consider a Republican VP. And he was not joking!

The community didn't work nearly 30 years bringing control of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department back to its citizens to give it away. Police under the governor? Been there, done that. It didn't work to take our concerns before a rural governor and legislators a hundred miles away.…

I stand with the black women who support Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson. Even though Mercy Sisters no longer make decisions for Mercy Health, we urge that institution to show mercy by stepping back to let black women lead.