Mayor Tishaura Jones with her niece Beverley defends transgender rights for the LGBTQIA community in St. Louis. AI March 25, 2023
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Mayor Tishaura Jones Allows Homeless Encampment on Riverfront For Now
By Tent Mission STL: March 24, 2023:“We are at the St. Louis Riverfront. They are once again going to bulldoze an unhoused community. These are all folks who were displaced from the last riverfront eviction on March 10. They were all forced to move on this muddy beach area. The city has quite a line …
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Homeless Gentleman Talks About Getting Evicted From I-44 and Hampton Ave.
A homeless camp, with a few tents, was evicted March 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM at Highway I-44 and Hampton Ave., in St. Louis. The encampment was along the westbound on ramp to I-44. The encampment has been there for over two years, and now that it is illegal to sleep on state property, these …
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Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Evicts Homeless on Riverfront, They Are Now Homeless Without Tents
UPDATE March 21, 2023: A Joint Statement by STL Winter Outreach and Tent Mission STL“Most residents did not receive shelter. By our count, at least 28 residents slept outside the night they were displaced. At least 33 were outside within a week, now without their belongings. ZERO residents were housed.” Watch YouTube video of protesters …
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St. Louis Mayor, Tishaura O. Jones, Reparations Help”Right Those Wrongs”
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones was elected as the city’s first Black woman mayor in April 2021. Prior to her election, she served as Treasurer of St. Louis and has worked on various initiatives focused on equity, economic development, and financial empowerment. Mayor Jones has also been vocal about issues such as police reform, …
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Mill Creek Valley Residents Forced to Move Out of Their Homes Decades Ago Owed Reparations
Mill Creek Valley was a predominantly African American neighborhood located in St. Louis, Missouri. In the 1950s and 1960s, the neighborhood was considered blighted and was targeted for urban renewal. The city of St. Louis, with the support of the federal government, initiated a series of redevelopment projects aimed at revitalizing the city. The Mill …
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Income inequality in St. Louis and Across the United States is Increasing
Income inequality in St. Louis and throughout the United States has been increasing over the past several decades. The gap between the richest Americans and everyone else has grown significantly, with the top 1% of households now holding more wealth than the bottom 90% combined. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Gini …
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Homeless Belongings from Mass Riverfront Evictions Stored Outside, Damaged by Rain
The homeless riverfront community evicted last weekend was promised that their personal personal property that was taken from them would be safe and secure. However, the homeless soon found out that their belongings were stored outside without security and damaged by rain.
VIDEO: KB Doman, from Tent Mission STL, Supports Homeless During Eviction on St. Louis Riverfront
ST. LOUIS, MO: KB Doman, from Tent Mission STL, tells about how Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and her administration ordered the eviction of the homeless community living in the Laclede’s Landing neighborhood on the riverfront in Downtown St. Louis. Listen to KB Doman from Tent Mission STL explain the ongoing problems with evicting the homeless.
Homeless Tents Taken Down, New Tents Put Up, Same Day In Downtown St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, MO: Homeless tents were taken down on the riverfront while other tents, a few blocks away, were being put up along Market Street for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration parade. This all happened on the same day, Friday, March 10, 2023.