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In Loving Memory of Frances G. (White) Allen  St. Louis American

Frances G. (White) Allen, 64, passed Thursday, December 27, 2018. She leaves behind two children. Frances graduated from Sumner High school, UMSL and ...



Bomb threat called in at Sumner High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Tense moments at Sumner High School in north St. Louis after someone made a threat to the school Wednesday morning. According to police ...



MOzarks Moments: Missourian was famous Tuskegee Airman | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

There is a mural painted on the wall at Lambert Airport in St. Louis that depicts famed black aviators of the United States. One of those, Wendell Oliver Pruitt, was ...



Rhea M. Willis: 'each child is unique'  St. Louis American

Special education teacher Rhea M. Willis has spent her 31-year teaching career serving the needs of students in St. Louis County Special Education District and ...



2 Sumner High students have chemical burns after classmate throws unknown substance in their faces  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • Two students from Sumner High School have been sent to the hospital with chemical burns to their faces after a 16-year-old classmate threw an ...



St. Louis police say substance thrown at Sumner students was 'concentrated acid'  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • Police said Friday that the substance thrown at three Sumner High School students on Thursday was "a homemade mixture of concentrated acid.".



Arthur Ashe bio describes his high school year in St. Louis  STLtoday.com

Area tennis enthusiasts who pick up a copy of “Arthur Ashe: A Life” will be pleased to find that author Raymond Arsenault devotes an entire chapter to the nine ...



A 90-year-old tradition, homecoming is source of pride for St. Louis' first black high schools  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Rivals Sumner and Vashon high schools attract thousands for homecoming each year.



Sumner celebrates its past amid worries about the future  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • The line of Sumner High School alumni entering the Chase Park Plaza Hotel was relentless. Men in tuxedos and suits. Women in strappy dresses ...



Richmond Heights park recognizes tennis great Arthur Ashe and his Sumner High School coach  St. Louis American

(St. Louis Public Radio) - International tennis player Arthur Ashe and his coach Richard Hudlin, who both broke racial barriers in the sport, are getting their own ...



AKAs honor founder at Sumner | Local News  St. Louis American

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. just completed its 84th Central Regional Conference in St. Louis April 5-8. The weekend of activities began with a cleanup of ...



In Loving Memory of Robert H. (Bobby) Washington  St. Louis American

Robert H. (Bobby) Washington was born in St. Louis, Missouri, October 27, 1949, Bobby was third in a family of seven siblings. After a lengthy illness, Robert ...



Shots fired outside football game at Sumner High School in St. Louis  STLtoday.com

A man was found with a gunshot wound about a mile and a half away; unclear if related to school incident.



A tale of two high schools: Sumner of yesterday is a world apart from the Sumner of today  The Salem News

Two schools with a lot of history behind them will take the field Friday night when Sumner High School, a St. Louis city school, visits Salem.



Sumner Alumni Drum Line doesn't miss a beat at Sunday's Annie Malone May Day Parade  STLtoday.com

Former high school musicians help set the beat for Sunday's celebration.



Vashon and Sumner Homecoming game | High Schools  STLtoday.com

The way the alumni tell it, the annual homecoming football game between Sumner and Vashon high schools has no rival.



St. Louis teen gets life plus 30 years for murder of Sumner High football captain  SuburbanJournals

ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis teen has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years for shooting and killing the Sumner High School football captain in 2010.



Sumner coach enters Hall of Fame | Local Sports  St. Louis American

One of the highlights of my 25 years of covering high schools sports in St. Louis was being able to cover the Sumner High football dynasty under the direction of.



Rivals Sumner and Vashon come together for annual homecoming tailgate  KMOV.com

Alumni spanning decades enjoyed the hot fall weather at the annual Sumner and Vashon high school homecoming tailgate.



AKA to host Central Regional Conference in STL April 5-8  St. Louis American

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host its 84th Central Regional Conference (CRC) in St. Louis, April 5-8. The four-day gathering is expected to bring over ...



Alumni Come Out In Droves To Support Sumner High  NPR

Sumner High School in St. Louis has been one of the premiere institutions of black education in the U.S. — producing famous alumni like Chuck Berry, Tina ...



Murder charge dropped in shooting death of Sumner High student  STLtoday.com

Tyrell Davidson, 18, was set to go to trial next week.



Dick Gregory Live at Sumner | Living It  St. Louis American

“I told him, 'you need to come home,'” Dick Gregory's younger brother Ron said. “He told me, 'I've been to Harris-Stowe and Saint Louis University.' But I said ...



In Loving Memory of Emily Bosley Brown | News  St. Louis American

Emily Bosley Brown passed peacefully at the age of 90 surrounded by her loving family. She was the third of eight children born to Preston T. and Alma J.



Eight excellent awardees  St. Louis American

They are an assistant high school principal, a middle and high school science teacher, a high school band director, a high school English teacher, an advisor at ...



Tribute concert Sunday for legendary Sumner music teacher Dr. Kenneth Brown Billups  St. Louis American

The A'Cappella Reunion Choir Concert , under the direction of Dr. Doris Jones Wilson, will lead a tribute to Dr. Kenneth Brown Billups at 4 p.m. Sunday, ...



Clean Sweep initiative returns to north St. Louis to focus on Greater Ville neighborhood  KMOV.com

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Just a few weeks ago Better Family Life's Clean Sweep was demolishing abandoned buildings in East St. Louis.



Service sorority’s founder and mission celebrated in St. Louis this weekend  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO- About three thousand women, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are in St. Louis this weekend for the organization's 84th Regional ...



Parents frustrated after SLPS baseball, softball programs reduced without notice  KMOV.com

ST.LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com)-- St. Louis Public School parents say they were kept in the dark about the district's decision to scale back on their high school ...



Former Sumner High hoops great Marshall Rogers passes away  St. Louis American

Former Sumner High basketball star and NCAA scoring champion Marshall Rogers passed away last Thursday.



In Loving Memory of Jean Leah Oliver Wright  St. Louis American

Jean Leah Oliver was born December 18, 1922 as the only child of Leroy and Ruth Edna Webster Oliver in Alton, Illinois. Her parents moved to The Ville in St.



Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19  STLtoday.com

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...



Washing machines to help improve attendance at St. Louis public schools  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Turns out clean clothes can lead to more crowded classes. The St. Louis Public School District is using washing machines to combat attendance ...



Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East  STLtoday.com

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.



Robberson: Arthur Ashe, Don Shirley and an unfinished journey through the South  STLtoday.com

Nestled in a park on the border between some of the richest and poorest neighborhoods in Dallas sits an obscure public tennis court. It would hardly be worth ...



The secret to 'Mama' Moore's long reign over a sliver of St. Louis County  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

HILLSDALE • Way before the age of Donald Trump, Dorothy “Mama” Moore started ruling tiny Hillsdale with her own brazen political style. For starters, she ...



Ed Crenshaw dies; one of Missouri's top basketball coaches  STLtoday.com

At a time when whites and blacks didn't mingle on the basketball courts, Ed Crenshaw, who died Tuesday at age 78, was a star at Sumner High School.



Impending closure of Beaumont High tells a larger story  STLtoday.com

When he started as a freshman, he didn't expect his senior year to start off this way: filing into a 2,250-seat auditorium for the back-to-school assembly, with no ...



Photo of MLK taken in STL never before seen by the public  KSDK

With fame comes photographs. Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most photographed men in the world. While some of the photos have ...



Facing continued enrollment declines, St. Louis Public Schools will close two more schools  STLtoday.com

Cote Brilliante and Langston will join the list of about 16 St. Louis Public schools that have closed since 2008.



Normandy alum Chajuana Trawick teaches the business of fashion, built Early College Start dual credit program with alma mater  St. Louis American

An accomplished university professor, business owner and mentor, Chajuana Trawick has a simple motivation in her career.



Sumner student deaths blamed on violent subculture  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Pierre Childs, Chauncey Brown, James Moore are all friends who will never grow up. The 16-year-olds were boys on the verge of ...



Arthur Ashe memorial coming to St. Louis home where he lived, trained  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis helped launch his barrier-breaking career. And now, Arthur Ashe will have a lasting legacy right here in town, as the tennis great ...



Jury convicts teen in fatal shooting of St. Louis high school football player  STLtoday.com

Rahmel McNeil was the captain of Sumner High School's football team.



In Loving Memory of: Oliver Johnson | Obituaries  St. Louis American

Oliver Johnson was born on February 14, 1930 in Memphis, TN to Ollie and Eula Bea Johnson. He was the first of two children. His sister, Ouida, was born two.



Verify: Did St. Louis really botch the 1904 Olympics?  KSDK

Many historians say St. Louis mismanaged the first modern Olympics on U.S. soil. But what really happened?



Lutheran North football team issues the 'Buckle Up Phone Down' challenge  STLtoday.com

Head Coach Carl Reed and the Lutheran North Crusaders have taken on MoDOT's “Buckle Up Phone Down” pledge. They are challenging Hazelwood Central, ...



North and South side neighborhoods 'unite for change'  St. Louis American

By studying what other neighborhoods do and then modeling the attributes that you think are important or could help your neighborhood is a valuable resource ...



For African-Americans in St. Louis, a long march for justice  STLtoday.com

Over the years, African-Americans have organized to protest for jobs and equality in public places — all within the lifetimes of some of the mourners at the ...



St. Louisans, family gather to say goodbye to Chuck Berry  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Inside the Pageant concert hall Sunday, friends and family passed by Chuck Berry's open casket to say a final farewell. A private *service* followed.



Troy falls just short while Hillsboro slams way to group title at Leadoff Classic  STLtoday.com

TROY, MO. • The Troy softball team ran out of time Saturday.



Did St. Louis steal the 1904 Olympics from Chicago, and then botch the games?  KSDK.com

ST. LOUIS – Organizers of the 1904 Olympic games wanted them in Chicago. Instead, they were in St. Louis with Francis Field at Washington University as the ...



Prosecutors say Missouri mom asked relatives to kill witnesses in son’s murder trial  fox4kc.com

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office has filed charges against five people in connection with a conspiracy to kill key witnesses for a woman's son ...



Eternally St. Louis: Final resting places of local legends  STLtoday.com

St. Louisans like to claim famous St. Louisans, but they don't always choose St. Louis as their place of eternal rest. Writer Eugene Field is buried outside of ...



Family, friends remember man shot to death at St. Louis bus stop  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • Natasha Brown and about 100 family and friends gathered at a bus stop in the 3700 block of St. Louis Avenue to remember her cousin who was ...



In Loving Memory of Farrell Chatwell, Sr. | Obituaries  St. Louis American

Farrell Chatwell, Sr. was the second of nine children born to Jennie Ewing Chatwell and Wilbur Chatwell. Born on July 13, 1916, in Saint Louis, Missouri, he was ...



Should the Annie Malone parade return to north St. Louis?  STLtoday.com

Some want to return to the old days when the parade route went through residential north St. Louis instead of downtown.



Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, St. Louis-born and bred, dies at 84  St. Louis Public Radio

Updated Aug. 25 with "St. Louis on the Air" audio — An excerpt of a conversation with Dick Gregory from Jan. 2003. Original story from Aug. 20: As Dick.



Gregory Glore joins Gateway Center for Giving Board  St. Louis American

Gregory Glore joined the Board of Directors for the Gateway Center for Giving, a philanthropic membership organization that helps grantmakers to connect, learn ...



Teen shot and killed while waiting for school bus  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A 16-year-old Sumner High School student was chased down and shot to death while on his way to school Tuesday morning. James ...



McCluer South-Berkeley players forget their woes for a few hours  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • McCluer South-Berkeley football coach Howard Brown could not believe his eyes.



9 classical musicians from STL making it big nationally  STLtoday.com

St. Louis is known for punching above its weight when it comes to classical music, with one of the world's great orchestras in the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, ...



In Loving Memory of Anna Mae Sampson | Obituaries  St. Louis American

Anna Mae Sampson, age 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by her loving family.



In the forgotten neighborhoods of St. Louis, residents cling to hope as cleanup efforts sprout  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS Talk about moving is common in this part of town, broadly called the north side. For Sylvester Clark, who has lived in his Hamilton Heights home since ...



St. Louis mourns the loss of community leader Ida Woolfolk  St. Louis American

The St. Louis region lost a treasure – one of its most brightly polished gems – with the sudden death of Ida Woolfolk on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. She was.



David Grant Clinic Award Ceremony on Thursday May 12  St. Louis American

Saint Louis University School of Law's David Grant Clinic Student Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday May 12. The program honors clinic student ...



'A life well-lived:' Dick Gregory passes at 84  St. Louis American

When speaking about his father on behalf of the family, Dick Gregory's son Yohance Maqubela almost didn't know where to begin.



North St. Louis house changed civil rights history  KSDK.com

Prior to 1948, blacks in St. Louis and throughout the U.S. could rent property, but racial covenants often prevented African Americans from buying real estate.



Catching up with diva Grace Bumbry  STLtoday.com

The St. Louis native returns to share her art with young singers.



Friends remember educator, mentor, 'Miss Ida' Goodwin Woolfolk  STLtoday.com

UPDATED at 4 p.m. Saturday with information on services. David Steward first encountered Ida Goodwin Woolfolk at an Annie Malone May Day Parade nearly ...



85 years ago • A groundbreaking moment creates a showcase hospital for black St. Louisans  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • In 1923, city voters approved an ambitious building program that included $1.2 million for a new hospital for blacks. It would replace City Hospital No ...



Word warrior: Shirley LeFlore brings 50 years of performance as new St. Louis poet laureate  STLtoday.com

Shirley LeFlore enjoys a moment with the Rev. Perry Moore and her youngest granddaughter Bella Grace Ituen, 5, after LeFlore was named St. Louis' poet ...



Miller Career tops Gateway STEM for PHL title  STLtoday.com

As Gateway STEM defensive back C.J. Perkins laid unmoving on the turf, fans unaware of the situation behind the Miller Career Academy sideline were still ...



High lead levels found in drinking fountains at some St. Louis schools  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preliminary results from tests conducted this summer have revealed lead contamination in water found in a number of buildings throughout St. Louis Public ...



Young Readers Have New Book For #1 In Civil Rights Exhibit  KSDK

A new book "Standing Up For Civil Rights in St. Louis" is geared for third- to sixth-grade students and was recently published in coordination with the exhibit.



STLhighschoolSPORTS.com | stltoday.com  STLtoday.com

Read the latest St. Louis high school sports, high school athlete stats, high school schedules, recruiting news, photos and video from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...



Legendary Rock ‘n Roll Musician Chuck Berry dies at 90  fox2now.com

ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) - Police say that legendary rock n' roll musician Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90-years-old. First responders were called to a ...



10 things you probably didn’t know about St. Louis  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - How much do you know about the Gateway to the West. Here are 10 things you may not have learned in high school. I can't believe it's ...



Painter of the people: Chris Green is beautifying North City, one abandoned building at a time  St. Louis American

St. Louis is often described in the black community as a “city of haters” that does not properly recognize and reward its own, but local artist Chris Green is not.



Washington U. kicks off college prep program  STLtoday.com

University attempts to stem the tide of high-achieving, low-income students who don't finish college.



Betty McNeal Wheeler dies; founder of Metro High School  STLtoday.com

Betty McNeal Wheeler, who founded a high school that became one of the best in the country in a humble five-room Quonset hut in St. Louis, died Thursday ...



St. Louis' Olympic legacy to be commemorated on Washington University campus  Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom

Washington University in St. Louis will add another architectural jewel to its historic campus later this year when an Olympic Rings “Spectacular,” a five-ring ...



In Loving Memory of Alonzo Maurice Gladney | Obituaries  St. Louis American

Alonzo Maurice Gladney was born on August 17, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the youngest of five children born to Henry C. and Annie Belle Gladney.



St. Louis teen who lost eye in shooting holds clear visions of future  STLtoday.com

Homecoming dance is chance for St. Louis teen who lost eye in shooting to celebrate survival, future.



Annie Malone turns 125 | Black History  St. Louis American

Many St. Louisans may connect the name Annie Malone with a springtime parade that bears her name but not know about the children's home named after her ...



School Shootings Rare in Missouri, but Prevention Ideas Abound  KOMU-TV

COLUMBIA - State records show weapons offenses at schools are rare, but several lawmakers have filed bills meant to prevent another school shooting.



Nesbitt helps Lutheran North to season sweep of Lutheran South  STLtoday.com

CREVE COEUR • Jordan Nesbitt asserted his physical dominance Saturday to help the Lutheran North boys basketball team top Lutheran South 71-63 and ...



Bayless Bronchos vs. Lincoln College Prep Tigers  STLtoday.com

What: Class 2 boys soccer state semifinal. When, where: 2 p.m. Friday, Soccer Park, Fenton. Records, rankings: Bayless, 21-4-2, No.



How a St. Louis neighborhood called the Ville helped define Chuck Berry's art  Los Angeles Times

Chuck Berry was to St. Louis what Prince was to Minneapolis, what Elvis was to Memphis and what Sinatra was to New Jersey: Its citizens didn't agree on much, ...



Emmy award winning actor and St. Louis native Robert Guillaume passes at 89  St. Louis American

Actor, singer and St. Louis native Robert Guillaume could deliver a look or a line that would spark instantaneous laughter. His impeccable comedic timing ...



Teenager drowns in Washington State Park  KSDK.com

Potosi officials have confirmed a teenager drowned Saturday evening at Washington State Park.



Festus puts inexperience aside to sweep Class 3 team titles  STLtoday.com

The Festus High boys cross country team probably didn't need any more motivation Saturday — but it got some anyway at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.



Triple threat: Lindbergh juniors enjoying life on and off the court  STLtoday.com

SAPPINGTON • Karen and Tim Baudendistel thought they had it all figured out.



Funeral directors make plea to 'stop the violence' in St. Louis  STLtoday.com

Peace procession part of group's convention in St. Louis.



St. Joseph's: Hannah Gruensfelder  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 13 of 119. Sports • Volleyball, soccer. Academic bio • Beta Chi Science Fair ribbon winner; Ohio State National Buckeye Award; National Honor ...



Pudlowski's big day helps St. Joseph's slip past Parkway Central  STLtoday.com

WEBSTER GROVES • St. Joseph's Academy senior guard Erika Pudlowski likes to work on her outside shot after practice.



Dave S. Cunningham, Jr. A community giant passes on  Lasentinel

David S. Cunningham, Jr. (Dave), was born on June 24, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, the second of three children, to David, Sr., and Eula Mae (Lawson) ...



Gateway STEM: Antonio Cunningham  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 40 of 259. Sports • Football. Academic bio • Honor roll; St. Louis Public Schools Scholar Athlete award. Athletic bio • Public High League ...



Kirkwood  STLtoday.com

Football: Pioneers lost their first game of the season but never again, culminating their 13-1 campaign with the Class 6 championship by beating Blue Springs ...



Portell comes up big, leads St. Pius X back to state  STLtoday.com

Kaylee Portell couldn't help but flex after she showed off her arm.



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