Want to understand what’s behind protests in St. Louis? Here’s a reading list.
The protests in St. Louis over the last three weeks have topped the news almost daily.
Even for those who stay up on what’s happening, there may be questions about how this came to pass again, just three years after race-related protests in Ferguson.
Delving into St. Louis’ history of racial division and relations between police and black people can seem overwhelming. St. Louis Public Radio’s Maria Altman set out to make a reading list with recommendations from people who are used to being asked—Kris Kleindienst from Left Bank Books, Johnson Lancaster from The Progressive Emporium and Education Center, Tim Lloyd from We Live Here, and Mary Ferguson from thee YWCA Metro St. Louis!
Listen to the full conversation at St. Louis Public Radio!