Local control is under attack, in urban and rural Missouri

Coming from two diverse places and backgrounds, our organizations (Organization for Black Struggle and Missouri Rural Crisis Center) are bringing people together from our respective communities to identify our commonalities and mutual values and to work together for policies that positively affect Missouri families, urban and rural, workers and farmers. Read more in the St. […]

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May 13, 2019

Open Letter to the CBC

OBS joined an impressive list of Black intellectuals and activists in an open letter to the Congressional Black Caucus, blasting the Black federal lawmakers for failing to mount a “robust defense” of one of their own, Ilhan Omar, the first-term Congresswoman and Muslim from Minneapolis. Dear Honorable Members of the Congressional Black Caucus: We write […]

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May 13, 2019


St. Louis City Counselor, Julian Bush, has joined the racist and sexist attacks on Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, the first African American prosecutor. See his racist and belittling comments in the Post Dispatch: http://bit.ly/2IZdr1e Call these city officials (Board of E&A) & demand Bush publicly apologizes:1) Mayor Lyda Krewson: 314-622-32012) Comptroller Darlene Green: 314-622-43893) President […]

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April 28, 2019