100th Commemoration of East St. Louis Race Riots

A continuing series of commemorative activities to mark the 100th year anniversary of the East St. Louis Race Riots will be held Saturday, July 1 – Monday, July 3, 2017 in East St. Louis, St. Louis and atop Eads Bridge.    

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June 26, 2017

OBS is now hiring

We are looking to hire a permanent Executive Director and a Community Organizer whose focus is on our state repression work. Job descriptions:

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June 25, 2017

Racist Ruzcika Fired Based on Community Demand!

One racist fired in Missouri, many more to go. Last week, we let you know that OBS had joined a chorus of social justice organizations in calling for the firing of Don Ruzcika. OBS maintains more heads need to roll in the Department of Probation and Parole. Read story in St. Louis American.

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June 18, 2017

50 Years of Israeli Occupation

For Palestinians, the 1967 War Remains an Enduring, Painful Wound After years of occupation and dispossession the time for Palestinian freedom is now. Read informative article by Omar Barghouti

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June 11, 2017