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Health agency opens new service center on World AIDS Day

1 day 21 hours ago
St. Louis based Williams & Associates, Inc., a minority community based public health agency addressing minority health disparities and health equity, observed World AIDS Day 2022 on Dec. 1 with the opening of its South City Service Center.
St. Louis American staff

A Bolden approach

3 days 15 hours ago
Koran Bolden jumped back into the swing of things, touring local schools, and bringing his boisterous energy during his motivational speeches. He Encourages youths to reach the highest start, and then go beyond that, to make a difference in their…
Ashley Winters | The St. Louis American

United Way’s Divine 9 comes through for community

3 days 21 hours ago
The United Way of Greater St. Louis’ Charmaine Chapman Leadership Society [CCS] raised over $350,000 through its Divine 9 Challenge, a fundraising competition between historically Black Fraternities and Sororities in the St. Louis region.
St. Louis American Staff

Deltas’ Breakfast with Santa set for Dec. 10 return

5 days 18 hours ago
The St. Louis Alumnae Chapter (SLA) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., has announced the cheerful return of its Annual Breakfast with Santa event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at Carr Lane Visual Performing Arts Middle…
St. Louis American Staff

Those bully days are over

6 days 12 hours ago
After being sworn in as the first woman president of the city Board of Aldermen and its 22nd in history, Megan Ellyia Green told fellow members of the Board of Estimate and Apportionment Mayor Tishaura Jones and Comptroller Darlene Green,…
Alvin A. Reid | St. Louis American

STLCC students get financial lift through PepsiCo Foundation grant

1 week 1 day ago
The PepsiCo Uplift Scholarship program supports Black and Hispanic students pursuing two-year degrees and professional certificates in fields of study related to advanced manufacturing, business administration, information technology and transportation. In addition to financial assistance, students have access to dedicated…
St. Louis American Staff

Hope & hopelessness

1 week 4 days ago
About 60 people gathered outside the St. Louis County Court Building for what was promoted as a “Storytelling Vigil for Kevin Johnson.” Johnson was convicted in the 2005 murder of Kirkwood police Sgt. William McEntee. His execution is scheduled for…
Sylvester Brown Jr. | The St. Louis American

St. Louis Blues honor, support CVPA community

1 week 4 days ago
As the St. Louis Blues prepared for their game against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night, two young ladies from Central Visual and Performing Arts high School stood near a runway to the ice of the Enterprise Center.
St. Louis American staff

‘It’s All in the Family’

1 week 4 days ago
For many Christian churches the First Lady serves specific roles. She’s traditionally married to the head pastor; she’s invested in the community and serves as the eyes, ears, and hearts of the Church Family.
Sylvester Brown Jr. | The St. Louis American

Heart Association providing community impact mini-grant funding

1 week 5 days ago
The American Heart Association is helping local organizations improve the health in the St. Louis metro area. Applications are now open for Community Impact Grants to local organizations working to promote sustainable health improvement changes where we live, work, learn,…
St. Louis American Staff

International Bond

2 weeks ago
Vice President Kamala Harris, right, ceremonially swears in St. Louis native Candace Bond as Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, next to Bond's husband Steven McKeever, Sr., Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, from Harris' ceremonial office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building…