Visiting East St. Louis on the 100th Anniversary of the Riots

10th and Bond Street is where it all began, 100 years and two weeks ago. I went back and snapped these photos on the exact anniversary of some of the worse racial violence in US history. The oldest areas of… Continue Reading


Back Out State Street, East St. Louis

I wandered back over some of the areas surrounding the former wealthy Olivette Park neighborhood near the Katherine Dunham House. I had looked around, and been impressed with the architecture of what remained. I found another church that I feel… Continue Reading