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.
We are looking to hire a permanent Executive Director and a Community Organizer.
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.
Juneteenth and reparations.
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
The Missouri Board of Parole and Probation think prison is a game proving once again, the whole damn system is guilty as hell. Members have been forcing prisoners to play games like Parole Bingo.
On Juneteenth 2017 (Monday, June 19th) Black people across the country will take back land and reclaim space, from vacant lots to empty school buildings. We are taking back land that should be used for the good of the people; land that has historically been denied to Black people.