Want to learn more about East St. Louis?

Web Sources

East St. Louis Wikipedia Page

East St. Louis Race Riots

East St. Louis Virtual Museum

Underdogs: East St. Louis High School (A Documentary by Sports Illustrated)

Storymap (Courtesy of Allie Liss)



East Side Aligned and their Case for Collective Impact

I Am EStL The Magazine

East Side Health District

Leslie Bates Davis Neighborhood House

New Life Community Church


Print Sources

Savage Inequalities
Jonathon Kozol (1991, reprinted in 2012)

The Making of an All-America City: East St. Louis at 150
Mark Abbott (2011)

East St. Louis (Images of America)
Bill Nunes and Andrew Theising (2011)

Abandoned in the Heartland
Jennifer Hamer (2011)

*For WashU students, the books are available via the Olin Library and Mobius.