Monthly Archives: December 2014

Best of 2014

2014 was a very hard year – for the world, for my city, and for me. I am grateful to everyone who read and shared my work. Here are the articles that seemed to resonate most: The peril of hipster … Continue reading

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A Bosnian Murder, in Black and White

Umar Lee and I investigated the tragic murder of Bosnian immigrant Zemir Begić for Quartz, and analyzed the case in the context of race relations in St. Louis before and after the Ferguson events: “What about black on black crime?” … Continue reading

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No “healing” in Ferguson

My third in a series for Politico: In order to “heal”, St. Louis has been asked to have “a conversation on race.” This conversation has already been happening, and it is angry and uncomfortable. The conversation on race is whispered … Continue reading

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