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Who we are

Beloved Streets of America is implementing a comprehensive plan to reverse the urban decline and decay of the communities surrounding the streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King and provide a positive environment for growth and change.

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What We Do

Our goal is to revitalize the St. Louis Martin Luther King Drive first, then mobilize our initiative in 50 additional cities over the next five years. We have developed a complete Program of Neighborhood Amenities and Site Improvements for the same.

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Why Support Us

We are planning a park that will be dedicated to teaching about the Legacy of Dr. King where there can be speeches and rallies, food and music, and annual events to mobilize the community to spur on the additional planned transformations.


OCT 03, 2016

Melvin White and Andre Blunt on GreentimeTV, sharing the initiatives taken by Beloved Streets of America to revive the streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King.

MAR 14, 2016

Later this month, I will join a consortium of well-known St. Louisans in Boston to discuss racial exclusion and ways to build social change in our region. We were invited by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

JAN 18, 2016

Melvin White walks down an empty Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in St. Louis, Missouri, recounting what once was a business or a home, but is now a rundown shell.