What will it take to achieve racial equity? Jason Purnell, associate professor at the Brown School at Washington University and director of Health Equity Works, explains what he thinks we need to do if we’re serious about racial equity.
Category: August 2019
Compelled to Run
Lisa Clancy, MSW ‘12, talks about why she was compelled to run for St. Louis County Council, what her victory in the 2018 election means, and what she sees as a major barrier to racial equity.
Pitied Petri Dish
Journalist Kameel Stanley talks about what she wants her peers in the national media to focus on when they return to St. Louis for the 5th anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by Officer Darren Wilson.
Bethany Johnson-Javois, MSW ‘02, who served as managing director of the Ferguson Commission, remembers the community voices that made clear for her to whom the Commission was accountable.
See Our Children
Christie Huck, executive director of City Garden Montessori School, explains what she wants the media (and the world) to see when they return to St. Louis for the 5th anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by Officer Darren Wilson.
The Work Continues
Blake Strode, executive director of ArchCity Defenders, challenges the narrative that the Ferguson story ended in 2014.