Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”
Barbecue event at Soldiers Memorial will run September 25 through 27.
The Traveling Vietnam Wall will be on display through 3 p.m. Sunday at Eternal Flame Park on Chestnut between 14th and 15th streets.
About a dozen volunteers were at the site Wednesday afternoon to help remove items from the memorial.
Schweich’s press secretary Spence Jackson told press after the service that Missouri GOP Chair John Hancock needs to step down.
His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.
Extreme cold, arrests whittle down tent city’s population to single digits.
“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.
Officer Tim Zoll has been placed on unpaid leave, effective immediately, while disciplinary proceedings begin.
Ferguson protesters mobilized overnight to rebuild the memorial to Michael Brown, after a car ran over it.