LaStarsha McGarity wants to combine art and science into a career, and the Saint Louis Art Museum is pleased to have helped make her dreams and aspirations come true. McGarity arrived at the Museum in August 2018 to begin a one-year internship in the Museum's conservation department.  When a…


“I just want you to be true,” Annika Chambers sang into the microphone before passing it to the pint-sized blues fan she summoned from the audience. Chambers stooped down to the little girl’s level. When it was her turn, she fearlessly repeated Chambers – and waited for her turn to sing again.


On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, guests gathered at Greater St. Mark Church. The sanctuary was a protestor safe haven as well as a site for planning and programming during the months of unrest that came in response to his death.


“I feel incredibly fortunate to be stepping into the rep in this moment, because it has had such magnificent stewardship with Steve Woolf and Mark (The Rep’s Managing Director Mark Bernstein),” said Hana S. Sharif, the newly appointed Augustin Family Artistic Director for The Repertory Theat…

Toni Morrison learned the power of words before she understood how to write and combine them in sentences. With an understanding of that power and the intention to reflect an underrepresented perspective within fiction, she would later successfully set about changing the landscape of America…

(BlackPressUSA) – According to USA Today, members of Ebony magazine’s digital team say they’ve been fired and haven’t received their final paychecks in the latest controversy to hit the struggling publication that has chronicled black life in America for decades.