The Guilfordian

Protests in St. Louis spark debates about race

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

On Sept. 15, Judge Timothy J. Wilson of St. Louis ruled that former police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first degree murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. Local activists who had been carefully watching the proceedings quickly executed plans to protest. Over the past...

Nine months after the death of Lennon Lacy, questions remain

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

May 1, 2015

Last summer, on Aug. 29, a woman found African-American high school senior Lennon Lacy hanged from a swing set in a predominantly white trailer park. It has been nine months, and it is still unclear what happened to Lennon. “Lennon’s the only one who can tell the story of what happened to him,”...