The Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (GSEM) has announced Dr. Natissia Small, as its new CEO, effective April 17, 2023. Dr. Small is succeeding Bonnie Barczykowski, who was recently named CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA.
The Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] charged Lil Yachty, Soulja Boy, Ne-Yo, and Akon with illegally advertising cryptocurrency. They’re accused of receiving money to solicit crypto asset securities Tronix and BitTorrent without revealing that they “paid to or shared the amount they w…
Priya Chaudhry, Jonathan Majors’ lawyer told Buzzfeed News a woman who accused the actor of physical abuse has recanted her statement. Chaudhry added that video evidence is available that proves Majors’ innocence.
Jordan Walker became the youngest St. Louis Cardinals player to make the team’s Opening Day roster, and also start as a position player in the season’s first game in Thursday’s 10-9 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Trap music redefined the sound and culture of hip-hop music in the late 1990s.
Enterprise, the flagship brand of Enterprise Holdings, is teaming up with St. Louis CITY SC to establish the “Enterprise Community Corner” at CITYPARK.
More than 200,000 Missourians – and millions could soon be without health insurance coverage through Medicaid if proper actions are not taken immediately.
Troy Doyle is now in command of a police force thrust into an international spotlight after the a former Ferguson Police officer shot and killed unarmed Michael Brown in August 2014.
A signature dance move that started at The Monastery nightclub in East St. Louis, Illinois is now embedded throughout mainstream pop and dance culture.
Alex David - an African American with a dual doctorate in economics and marketing - was recruited to Stifel Financial Corp. in March 2021 to lead its independent broker/dealer subsidiary, which is now named Stifel Independent Advisors.
While turnout was low in St. Louis city and St. Louis County in races earlier this year, its leaders are urging voters to show up in force for the April 4 elections to decide historic St. Louis Board of Aldermen races and other critical ballot issues.
The parking lots and streets surrounding West Side Missionary Baptist Church on Page Boulevard were packed Tuesday night.
With over 200 people in attendance, the St. Louis Chapter of The Links, Inc. hosted a Black Family Wellness Expo on Saturday at Christian Hospital to deliver health and wellness to the entire family.
“I may be leaving this program with graduation, but this program will never leave me.”
The city of St. Louis has seen its population reduced by two thirds and now there will be a cut in the size of its legislative body by half after the Board of Aldermen elections on April 4. Moreover there has already been a dramatic shift in the composition of the board that reflects demogra…
Congresswoman Cori Bush is a leader of a multiracial coalition of female lawmakers who on Tuesday launched the Congressional Caucus for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
St. Louis has joined several other metropolitan areas in filing federal lawsuits against automakers Hyundai and Kia for their continued “failure to install industry-standard anti-theft technology in millions of their vehicles."
I am so blessed to be surrounded by incredible Black women in my life, and I know it is because that sense of pride and comfort with talented and caring women began in my home.
BJC HealthCare has named Deidre Griffith, MPH vice president of community health improvement, effective April 17. In this role, Griffith will be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of BJC HealthCare's community health programs.
The Saint Louis Zoo Emerson Zooline Railroad has added a new train named “Mary Meachum,” which runs on electricity in support of its green initiative. The electric train now accompanies six other locomotives that circle the zoo throughout the day.
As the incessant flu continues to plague America, we can take precautions to keep our health in good shape. Whether that’s getting a flu shot, taking essential vitamins, or even washing hands a few more times a day, lots of people are taking the extra step.
Former CBC star Caleb Love, one of the nation’s highest sought recruits, announced Monday he is entering the transfer portal and leaving the University of North Carolina.
New Ferguson Police Chief Troy Doyle speaks after swearing in
I’ve stated for years that the best three weeks on the U.S. sports calendar are the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament runs. It is five weeks when you throw in the postseason conference tournaments.
With tax day approaching, there’s no time like the present to get started on your 2022 returns and submit them well before the April 18 deadline.
Jordan Walker will not turn 21 until May 22, 2023, and played just two seasons in the minor leagues after the St. Louis Cardinals made him the team’s first round selection (21st overall) in the June 2020 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
Lisa Morgan joins Midwest BankCentre as vice president of community and economic development. She is responsible for helping revitalize St. Louis communities by providing banking and lending services to underserved groups through partnerships with community organizations & nonprofits. Wi…
St. Louis Equity Fund, Inc. announced the promotion of Cleo Miller, Sr. from construction manager to director of construction management. Since joining SLEFI in 2020, he has become a valuable resource to the Equity Fund’s developer partners, government agencies and community service organiza…
The Community Development Administration (CDA) released the Neighborhood Transformation Grants NOFA today to fund projects in Economic Justice Index priority areas and Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs) in the city. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to submit a wide range of proposals from…
Theta Kappa Honor Society will recognize six college presidents with the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction during PTK Catalyst 2023, the society’s annual convention in Columbus, Ohio, April 20-22. Among those to be honored will be Feliccia Moore-Davis, Ph.D., president and chief academi…
When you walk into Elicious Southern Style Breakfast and Brunch you feel welcome - and hungry.
For Genie Dawkins, ongoing bus delays and scheduling changes for Office of the State Superintendent (OSSE)’s Division of Transportation represent a small portion of her fight to guarantee her special-needs child a quality education.
From book bans to eliminating critical race theory in schools — much of modern life in the United States centers on silencing Black voices and erasing our history and experiences. It is rooted in anti-Blackness.
St. Louisan Jayson Tatum etched his name into another page of the Boston Celtics record book on Friday night. Tatum scored a game-high 34 points in the Celtics’ 120-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
As we’ve learned in the last week, St. Louis’ Aldergeddon won’t only be fought in the polling booths -- some battles will take place in the St. Louis City Circuit Court, as well. The outcome of at least one ward may come down to a court order and could potentially shift power on the Board of…
Lance Reddick who starred in “The Wire,” “Fringe” and the “John Wick” franchise, has died. He was 60.
During his 14 years with the Anti-Defamation League [ADL] working as an educator and national professional development director, Tabari Coleman decided to dedicate himself to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the region.
314 Day, St. Louis’ self-proclaimed day of service and community pride lasts much longer than 24 hours.
People's Family of Corporations, in partnership with Betty Jean Kerr People's Health Centers and Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center is seeking to fill several positions which include therapists, community support specialists, certified peer support, residential specialist, OBGYN, dentist,…
Jordan Ward has danced for famed entertainers including Prince, Justin Bieber, the Jonas Brothers, and Becky G.
Tia Mowry is focused on putting herself first as she adjusts to being a newly single woman.
Kandi and Tamar Braxton are at odds. Braxton shared details about the beef during on an appearance on Watch, What Happens Live.
Ja Morant made his return to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday after missing nine games, including an eight-game suspension.
The St. Louis Chapter of The Links, Inc. will host a free Black Family Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 25, at the Christian Hospital Atrium (11133 Dunn Rd. 63136).
Of the “Sweet 16” teams remaining in the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, three have a Black head coach which is about 19% of that field.
Shaughnessy Daniels has been appointed Great Rivers Greenway director of civic engagement. Daniels joined the public agency in 2018 as civic engagement manager. As director, she will lead all efforts to engage the community with the organization’s mission, vision and projects. This includes …
The St. Louis Regional Health Commission and Alive and Well have recently partnered in the effort to eliminate health disparities throughout the state.
Hip-Hop artist AJ McQueen turned out the Dark Room last Saturday, opening the show in his signature black Dickies jumpsuit, with his black bandanna tied around his waist-length locs and his black Chuck sneakers. His ornate gold jewelry brought his look to a completion.