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RE: Out of Diaspora

RE: Out of Diaspora

RE: OUT OF DIASPORA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 1:00 PM Free. Please register here. Join us for a panel discussion with artist Zlatko Ćosić, Chelsea Hand (Workforce Solutions Manger, International Institute St. Louis), and Alex Elmestad (Director of Learning and Engagement, CAM). More [...]

October 14, 2017

Amid recall effort, St. Louis County councilman accused of anti-Muslim views; he calls them lies

For some, politics doesn’t end at the grave. An effort to oust St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas has taken a pointed turn, with a former aide accusing him of being anti-Muslim and unfairly targeting a Bosnian cemetery. [...]

October 6, 2017 News

His father is a Washington University janitor. Now, this Bosnian refugee will study there.

There’s still a picture that floats around the house of Meris Saric as a toddler wearing an adult-size Washington University sweatshirt that he got from his dad. [...]

August 24, 2017 News

Lemmons by Grbic Is a New South City Classic

Growing up in St. Louis, the Grbic siblings — Senada, Erna and Ermin — were spoiled by home-cooked Bosnian cuisine, lovingly prepared by their mother. It wasn’t that she just knew how to cook well; every Saturday morning, she would [...]

July 26, 2017 News

Ballwin police officer completes triathlon before work

BALLWIN, MO – A police officer completed a triathlon Sunday before heading into work.  The Ballwin Police Department says that Officer Jasmin Softic just learned to swim two weeks ago.  The department posted this Facebook status update: [...]

July 17, 2017 Stories

Artist uses Spray Paint to create St. Louis’ History

St. Louis is known for its rich history and its Italian food. Soon people will have a place to enjoy both. A place where you may be looking up, instead of looking at your plate. [...]

May 21, 2017 Video

Lemmons by Grbic Opens Next Week, Giving New Life to a Classic Venue

“There’s so much history with Lemmons,” says Erna Grbic. “It seems like everyone in St. Louis has been in this space.” [...]

May 18, 2017 News

This artist is spray painting St. Louis’ history

St. Louis, Missouri (CNN)A Bosnian refugee turned world-renowned aerosol artist is putting the finishing touches on an impressive 1,000-square-foot canvas. [...]

April 14, 2017 Stories

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

Celebrating St. Louis as a city of refugees and immigrants

When Bosnian refugees arrived in St. Louis in the 1990s, their positive effect on neighborhoods was quickly apparent: neglected areas stabilized, new businesses opened and vitality returned to South City blocks. [...]

January 31, 2017 News