SLPS places Prop S on August 2 ballot to improve schools

5 days 5 hours ago
The St. Louis Public Schools Board of Education has placed Proposition S, a $160 Million bond issue, on the August 2, 2022, ballot. If passed, the zero-tax rate change bond issue funds would be used to support facilities acquisition, construction,…
The St. Louis American staff

A Dream Home

5 days 20 hours ago
Dream Builders 4 Equity [DB4E] has received a nice gift it can bank on.
Alvin A. Reid | The St. Louis American

Top aide to Sam Page quits after video of sex act surfaces

5 days 22 hours ago
St. Louis County Executive Sam Page's Chief of Staff [Calvin Harris] has resigned citing family reasons. The departure coincides with an allegation that a high-level member of Page's administration videotaped himself engaged in a sex act inside his government office.
Christine Byers | KSDK

NNPA joins national Get Out The Vote effort

6 days 2 hours ago
Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition [TJC] founder and president, issued a challenge to Black voters as the November midterm elections approach.
Alvin A. Reid | The St. Louis American

‘We expect to be sued’

6 days 3 hours ago
Hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt certified in a legal opinion that the state’s “trigger law” is now in effect, meaning that abortion procedures are illegal in the state of…
Sophie Hurwitz For the St. Louis American

Families can tap program that helps cover water, sewer bills

6 days 16 hours ago
While water covers 75% of the Earth’s surface, its cost as a utility can be difficult for some residents to pay the monthly bill. Help could be flowing to eligible families through the federally funded Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program…
Alvin A. Reid | The St. Louis American

Rep. Cori Bush hosting app challenge

1 week 1 day ago
Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) announced that her office is hosting a 2022 Congressional App Challenge, a competition designed to encourage middle and high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The Challenge is designed to…
The St. Louis American Staff

Well grounded

1 week 5 days ago
If speaking to Daria McKelvey about horticulture and botany be prepared to be schooled because. She has the knowledge and skill down to a science.
Ashley Winters | The St. Louis American

Lawsuit targets Missouri’s new voting restrictions

1 week 6 days ago
Civil rights groups are suing Missouri state and local officials over a state election provision that disenfranchises voters with limited English proficiency or with disabilities who require assistance in casting a ballot.
The St. Louis American staff

GrandPad tablets available for qualifying seniors

1 week 6 days ago
St. Louis County residents and County library card-holders over 75 years old can apply now, from June 22 through July 13, and potentially receive a GrandPad tablet for one year as part of the Federal CARES Act.
The St. Louis American Staff

A gateway to liberation

1 week 6 days ago
Etta Daniels stood out among the hundreds who braved the heat and humidity and gathered downtown in front of the Civil Courts Building early Monday evening. The courts were closed to commemorate the Juneteenth federal holiday.
Kenya Vaughn | The St. Louis American

North County Inc. celebrates new home on UMSL campus

2 weeks ago
A few dozen people gathered outside the Regional Center for Education and Work recently afternoon to mark the official opening of North County Incorporated’s new headquarters on the campus of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
The St. Louis American Staff

Passport to Music gets in tune at Transit Centers

2 weeks 4 days ago
The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD), in partnership with Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit and AARP in St. Louis, will be hosting Passport to Music on Metro from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022, at both the Belleville…
The St. Louis American staff