For Decades, This St. Louis Jail Held Hundreds of Impoverished Black People. Activists Are Working to Shut It Down

“The reason why these men are in chains in the St. Louis Workhouse is because they are poor. Every lawyer in St. Louis knows this to be a fact. Probably many of them are innocent, but certainly every one of them is ‘broke’. There would be no more chance of a man with money having chains put on him in the St. Louis

Failed Ferguson, Mo., Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Headlined a Conference for District Attorneys. It Did Not Go Well

Nearly four years after failing to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown Jr., a black man; only days after losing his re-election bid to Wesley Bell, a black man; an Oregon organization thought St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch would be the perfect person to headline its annual…

Ferguson Uprising: Prosecutor Who Didn't Bring Charges in Michael Brown Shooting Loses Primary to Black Councilman

The ashes of the Ferguson, Mo., uprising have given way to the ouster of a longstanding St. Louis County prosecuting attorney who not only led the investigation into the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, but took a moment to chastise the public who demanded that…

Missing Teen Told Neighbor His Adoptive Parents Were Withholding Food in Week Leading Up to Deadly Car Crash

Authorities are still trying to piece together what happened when an SUV packed with a family of eight drove off a California cliff last weekend. The bodies of two women and their three adopted children were found in the car, which was discovered Monday. Their three other adopted children are missing and presumed dead.

‘I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!’: Mo. State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal Investigated by Secret Service for Trump Facebook Post

It all started late Wednesday night after a long day of absorbing the same horrible racist news that the rest of America has been enduring. Nobody feels particularly safe or secure watching the president of the United States give a free hunting license to white nationalists, but it’s particularly hard for Maria…