Black At Home, White At Work

One Professor Crosses St. Louis’ Racial Divide

June 11, 2017
Bob Hansmen

August Jennewein (UMSL)

Bob Hansman frequently travels between starkly different worlds. By day, he’s an architecture professor at an elite university, his classes largely filled with affluent white students. But his home is in St. Louis’ inner city, where he lives among the largely black community that welcomed him with open arms. 

He spoke to Steve Paulson about the generosity and love he received by opening himself up to the “other St. Louis.”



So proud of you pops and thank you for what you've done for me and the service you continue to bring us all on a daily basis you son J Hansman of City Faces