Tag Archives: St. Louis

A Tale of Two Criminalities: Why Ferguson isn’t a Black and White Issue

I have abstained from writing an article on the issue of the Ferguson, Missouri riots for a number of reasons. One is that I am in the Southeast portion of the State of Missouri, far from the violence and not able to judge the issue in person. Nor do I have any plans to go […]

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Offended demand “Old Slave Road” be renamed

From the Southeast Missourian Newspaper: ST. LOUIS — Old Slave Road in suburban St. Louis could be getting a new name. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the Historic Preservation Commission in Wildwood, Mo., is considering whether to recommend a name change. Residents who live along the road complain that the name tends to offend […]

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