The city and county has new black prosecutor attorneys… yet shit like this is still happening… <br><br>”The jail, commonly called the Workhouse, came under scrutiny last year after a lawsuit against the institution cited inhumane living conditions, including mold and rodents. St. Louis Public Radio reported last year other issues, including problems with medication and deaths.<br><br>An organization called Close the Workhouse convened the Wednesday news conference at Apostles Church on Evans Avenue in north St. Louis. Activist Michelle Higgins condemned the jail.<br><br>“We are here because there must be no more. No more death and dying in a place that claims to be for the purpose of rehabilitation,” she said.”

The city and county has new black prosecutor attorneys... yet shit like this is still happening...

"The jail, commonly called the Workhouse, came under scrutiny last year after a lawsuit against the institution cited inhumane living conditions, including mold and rodents. St. Louis Public Radio reported last year other issues, including problems with medication and deaths.

An organization called Close the Workhouse convened the Wednesday news conference at Apostles Church on Evans Avenue in north St. Louis. Activist Michelle Higgins condemned the jail.

“We are here because there must be no more. No more death and dying in a place that claims to be for the purpose of rehabilitation,” she said."

Calls to close the St. Louis Workhouse amplified after death of inmate

Jail-reform advocates are calling conditions at St. Louis' Medium Security Institution into question again after a man collapsed there and later died at a
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