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Little Bosnia in St. Louis, an Economic Triumph of American Values

By, Isaiah Minner in collaboration with Thelma Ramirez

A replica of the Sebilj Fountain (originally constructed in Sarajevo) in the Bevo Mill neighborhood of St. Louis It is no secret that there is an anti-immigrant sentiment in the…

When Do We Really Mean “Never Again”?

By, Bailey DeWitt

Genocide in the twenty-first century is often too grueling of a topic for most Westerners to fully comprehend. “Never again”, a phrase meant to provide solace in a time of…

Violence Behind Protesting

By, Madison Williams

Throughout the past generation, our country has become more vocal in the beliefs and stances on the political issues seen throughout the world. With the power of social media, we…

Forgotten: What happens to the Yazidis With the Fall of Islamic State?

By: Matt Dohle, Student of Affton High School, St. Louis, MO

On July 21st, 2017, after nine grueling months of fighting, the Iraqi Army drove out the last remnants of so called Islamic State from Mosul, issuing a major victory in…

Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide ?

Where is our humanity? From Susan Sacirbey

Who are these children who have a name and an identity that has also given them the UN label “the most persecuted people in the world” ? They are Myanmar…

The End of the Western Black #Rhinoceros

By, Joclyn Corrigan

Anyone that cares about animal rights can tell you the extinction rates are too high. These people could also tell you that rhinoceroses are the target of unnecessary hunting, so…

Black and Blue Lives Matter

An Interview with Lieutenant Gerald Lohr,By Annie Jennemann

On Wednesday, October 6th, I sat down with Lieutenant Gerald Lohr of the Saint Louis County Police Department for an interview to speak with him about his experience in law…

In majority-Muslim Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Small Jewish Community still Thrives

By any measure you choose, anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe. But in Europe’s only Muslim country, Jews say they couldn’t feel more at home, reports Maya Shwayder,  Deutsche…

International Prosecution of Crimes Against Culture, Environment & Animals?

The International Criminal Court has taken the first steps toward prosecuting those who not only commit serious crimes against cultural, religious and historical heritage but also against our environment and…

Urgent S.O.S. : #ConnectRefugees

It’s 2016, and in the age of interconnectivity and mobile phones, refugees should not be relying on sending out an S.O.S.  via – “Message in a Bottle” as in the…