Incoming Missouri State Representative Accuses Colleague of Rape, Asks That He Not Be Sworn In

A Missouri woman who will soon be sworn in as a state representative is accusing another incoming state rep of rape. Cora Faith Walker wrote a letter to the state’s Speaker of the House, asking that the man she says raped her, Steven Roberts Jr., not be allowed to serve until the police investigation is complete.…

Artists Call for a Boycott of Kelley Walker's 'Irresponsible and Offensive' St. Louis Exhibition

Earlier this month the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in St. Louis debuted a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Kelley Walker. The exhibition, titled “Direct Drive,” Walker’s first solo in the United States, has drawn intense criticism as well protests over his depiction of both black women and history.…

Whip-Smart 11-Year-Old Ferguson Kid Is Probably Our Future President

In St. Louis, Mo., the next black political superstar might’ve revealed himself — he’s 11. Recently, Marquis Govan took on the St. Louis City Council, and CBS’ Jane Pauley, explaining that they’re focusing on the looting in Ferguson, Mo. but real problems, like job creation, aren’t being solved. 11-year-olds know…