Under The Arch Ep. 2: Part One & Two

ArchCity Defenders and Action St. Louis present the premiere collaborative podcast, “Under The Arch.” Your hosts Blake Strode, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders, and Kayla Reed, Director of Action St. Louis, explore the issues facing our community and the people working to transform them.

For our 2nd week, Under The Arch presents a special 2-part episode in commemoration of the 5th year anniversary of Mike Brown’s murder and the Ferguson uprising that followed. In part one, our hosts have a conversation with the mother of Mike Brown, Lezley McSpadden. Listen to her share her reflections on raising young Mike, her reactions to the movement in Ferguson and abroad, and her desire for the legacy of her son.

Part two features guest conversations with Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson and activist Brittany Packnett about the changes and the existing need for further change in our region since the Ferguson uprising.