"An eclectic group of lawyers came together for a hallway meeting at the St. Louis Circuit Courthouse last fall. One is a fighter of inner city blight designations. Another is a left-leaning black activist who once shut down Interstate 70 during a protest with the Rev. Al Sharpton. A third is a white right-winger on the board of the conservative Show-Me Institute. A fourth is a paralyzed former football player who sued the producers of Donald Trump’s NBC show “The Apprentice” to ensure disabled contestants would be considered." Read more>>
Eric E. Vickers is an attorney, activist and former chief of staff for state Senator Jamilah Nasheed.