The Need for a Seat at the Table in Ferguson

As the city of Ferguson and the greater St. Louis metropolitan region braces for the impending grand jury verdict related to the officer involved in the Michael Brown shooting, multiple questions still loom. Why is this a big deal to minorities? Why are minorities so...

On Prairies and People: Knowing Your Subjects

I met up with a friend to do some photography of the prairies in southwest Missouri a few weeks ago. I had never photographed prairies and, although I had a few preconceptions of what a prairie would look like, I really didn’t know what to expect. When we...

3 Ways You Can Help Ferguson’s Residents

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, has been transformed over the past two weeks from an unknown sleepy town located in the northern portion of St. Louis into the symbolic embodiment of multiple racial, political and social struggles. The incident, and the subsequent...

3 Responses to Ferguson’s Unfolding Tragedy

Like most people who have seen, heard or read about the series of events that have occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, I have been frustrated and disheartened at the loss of a life, the unnecessary theft and destruction of property, and the weakening of trust between...

Some Baptists in St. Louis Respond to Ferguson Crisis

As a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, makes international headlines following a police officer shooting and killing an unarmed African-American teenager, most Baptist churches have responded with silence while some attempt to build peace and reconciliation....