The Bosnian Resettlement, 20 years later. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Twenty years after St. Louis became the center of one of the largest refugee relocation efforts in the nation’s history, Bosnian refugees have remade this neighborhood at Gravois Avenue and Morganford Road into a thriving business district, with restaurants, bars, markets and a newspaper.
While this has been mentioned recently
, it is quite worth remembering it was just 20 years ago, that LeAlan Jones
, and Lloyd Newman
taught the world an important lesson;
Ghetto Life 101
But please don't forget their equally stunning followup, Remorse
: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse.
The Chicago Reader's current cover story, "The Color of His Skin," (parts 1
,) revisits the murder of a black man on Chicago's South Side in 1970 by a gang of white teens. Last September, a similar article by the same author, "The Price of Intolerance," (parts 1
,) examined an incident from 1971, in which a twelve year old boy and thirteen year old girl were killed.