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The Bevo Question – What will happen to St. Louis’ Little Bosnia when it’s not so Bosnian?

Tony Zanti walks up the sidewalk along the newly laid blacktop of Gravois Avenue as drivers zip past a string of revamped buildings on the north edge of Bevo Mill. [...]

July 5, 2017 News

Trump May Not Want Immigrants, but Rust Belt Mayors Do

In 1997, refugee Alem Boric and a partner started Europa Market, 600 square feet of Bosnia in St. Louis. [...]

March 17, 2017 News

Refugees in St. Louis Recall Horrors as “Butcher of Bosnia” Is Sentenced

The “Butcher of Bosnia,” a man whose brutality still echoes two decades later, was sentenced yesterday to 40 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity. [...]

March 25, 2016 News

St. Louis Bosnians react to conviction of Radovan Karadzic

The European war crimes trial that’s been called “the largest since Nuremburg” ended Thursday, bringing uneasy relief to the St. Louis Bosnian community. Former Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity and one count of [...]

March 24, 2016 Audio, News

The Way Forward on Refugees

Sadik Kukic came to the United States from Bosnia in 1993. At that time Bosnia was consumed by war: Following the break-up of Yugoslavia, territorial disputes had given rise to armed conflict, which eventually led to the attempted genocide of [...]

November 19, 2015 News, Uncategorized

Fatal hammer attack shakes Little Bosnia

Few in this Bevo Mill neighborhood knew Zemir Begic, a man beaten to death eight days ago by a group of teens, at least one of them swinging a hammer to deliver the fatal blows. [...]

December 8, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Protests Over Murder Of Bosnian Highlight Deep Frustration; Community Feels Ignored

The St. Louis region’s Bosnian community long has been touted as the largest in the world outside of Bosnia itself. But, as some activists add ruefully, their numbers have yet to translate into political clout. [...]

December 3, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

South St. Louis Residents Rally To Fight Against Crime

Members of St. Louis’ large Bosnian community in the Bevo Mill neighborhood packed the room at the Bosnian Chamber of Commerce office on Gravois Thursday night, looking for answers from the city’s police chief on what he’s going to do [...]

June 19, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian Chamber of Commerce Rallies Behind Crime Prevention

The Bosnian Chamber of Commerce is holding a crime prevention meeting Wednesday night, in wake of two deadly shootings of immigrants by alleged robbers. [...]

June 18, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events, News

20 years later, Bosnian refugees are thriving in St. Louis

Bosnian immigrant Ibrahim Vajzovic says many Bosnian’s have bought properties in South St. Louis that were abandoned and cleaned them up. With more than 1,000 Bosnian owned businesses in South County St. Louis, Sadik Kukic says the community is good at [...]

November 29, 2012 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News