East St. Louis this weekend is commemorate the 1917 race riot, which resulted in dozens or hundreds of deaths and injuries, as well as burned buildings in the city. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com
East St. Louis this weekend is commemorate the 1917 race riot, which resulted in dozens or hundreds of deaths and injuries, as well as burned buildings in the city. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com

Clubbing, burning, lynching, shooting: 1917 race riot a dark day in East St. Louis history

June 29, 2017 11:17 AM