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 sough 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…
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…
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…
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.
314 Day, St. Louis’ self-proclaimed day of service and community pride lasts much longer than 24 hours.
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.
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.
Renee Hardin-Tammons was sworn in Thur. March 16, 2023, as the new judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District at the Old Court House, another step up in her distinguished career as an attorney and member of the bench.
After the cutting of an emerald, green ribbon, a long line of customers who had patiently waited, began shopping.
The head of the World Health Organization said the agency is likely to declare an end to the coronavirus pandemic later this year as case numbers and related deaths keep declining.
Betty Wheeler Classical Junior Academy is the official new name of the former Kennard CJA, creating “a new legacy of excellence.”
Wearing a bright red wide leg suit with a black lace shirt and matching black clutch, local singer Golliday made an entrance that turned heads as he took his seat Thursday night for Opera Theatre Saint Louis’ New Works Collective.
Divisiveness has long caused problems for the nation, this state and our local governing institutions. We are now in especially troubling times. This is concerning because of the continuing myriad of problems, not unique to St. Louis, that need to be better addressed.
Over the past year, St. Louis Realtors has been processing, identifying, and acknowledging its historic role in racism and economic inequality in our city going back decades.The association’s role included practices such as redlining the Black community out of desirable neighborhoods, restri…
More than 200,000 Missourians – and millions could soon be without health insurance coverage through Medicaid of proper actions are not taken immediately.
Ja Morant returned to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night after his eight-game NBA suspension ended, but he only watched from the bench.
Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey has filed an amended petition to remove St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner from office.
The St. Louis area displayed a collective flex of its basketball muscle at last weekend's Missouri State High School Activities Association State Basketball Championships in Springfield.
American’s 501c3 Foundation continues its focus on providing financial support for high-achieving students
The St. Louis American is among a very few newspapers in the country that has created its own 501(c)3 foundation.
National Basketball Association Hall of Fame center Willis Reed has passed away at the age of 80.
Missouri school districts are now offering free menstrual hygiene products to students through a new source of state funding.
Elson Williams, Jr., a friend to many and a provider for many St. Louis area non-profits, has passed. He was 77.
If you’re confused about or unsure what student data privacy is, don’t worry — I was, too. But that all changed in early March thanks to SXSW EDU, the education arm of the Austin-based conference/festival/extravaganza.
Harris-Stowe State University’s (HSSU) assistant professor of biological sciences Dr. Rekha Meyer is one of the recipients of the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI) Seed Grant Program to stimulate Collaborative Research grants (GISCoR). This grant will allow Dr. Meyer to conduct an explorator…
Four days after The St. Louis American was founded on March 17, 1928, Charles Lindbergh was presented the Medal of Honor for his solo transatlantic flight a year earlier.
As The St. Louis American celebrates 95 years of service, we proudly reflect on a legacy of excellence that has been reinforced by our peers in the news industry.
St. Louis CITY SC made history Saturday at CITYPARK, becoming the first Major League Soccer expansion team to start a season with four wins.