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Robert Joiner's Blog

I write about health issues for the St. Louis Beacon. My challenge is to convince diverse groups... more »
posted 09/28/09

Robert Joiner's Work

The Michael Brown case has come to symbolize popular disillusionment with finding justice, but it's also about quality-of-life issues and resources for poor residents in places like Ferguson, a majority black suburban city where poverty is prevalent.

Meet Bill, and learn how a typical St. Louisan's life and health depend on -- and affect -- his neighborhood and the overall welfare of the region.

Project: Worlds Apart

Robert Joiner examines health-care disparities that persist in the St. Louis area, despite the fact that the region is blessed with some of the finest medical facilities in the world.