Tag: St. Louis

Tishaura Jones

Tishaura Jones Becomes Mayor of St. Louis, Joins Growing Number of Black Female Mayors Leading a Major American City

More and more Black women are becoming mayors of large American cities. Tishaura Jones has become the latest in a string of recent women candidates advancing to the top of city leadership. With her win on April 6, Jones becomes the first-ever Black woman mayor of St. Louis. Formerly the…

st. louis, police, discrimination, wildhaber

Gay Police Officer Sgt. Wildhaber Wins $20 Million in Discrimination Suit Against St. Louis County

St. Louis County, Mo., police officer Sgt. Keith Wildhaber on Friday won a discrimination lawsuit against his department for nearly $20 million after claiming the department discriminated against him based on his sexuality and retaliated against him when he filed a complaint. In one instance in 2014, Wildhaber recounted in…

St. Louis police officer indictment

Archived: Four St. Louis Cops Face Indictment for Beating an Undercover Officer Posing as a Protester

Four St. Louis police officers were indicted on Thursday on federal charges. The indictment indicates that three of them beat an undercover colleague during protests last year and all four of the officers involved covered it up. The indictment also claims that several of the officers talked about their “disdain”…

Archived: Pro-Trump TV Host Threatens to Sexually Assault a Parkland Survivor, Show Cancelled

Jamie Allman, a pro-Trump, conservative TV pundit in St. Louis, Mo., is no longer on the air. Allman made a vile post on Twitter about sexually abusing Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg, causing advertisers to begin boycotting his show. He hosted “The Allman Report” on the ABC affiliate KDNL, owned…