"More Than You Think" http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Students 'Cooking Up Change' For St. Louis Public Schools http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/students-cooking-change-st-louis-public-schools <p></p><p>Student chefs from Beaumont High School and Clyde C. Miller Career Academy competed today for a place in the national school cooking competition <a href="http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org/programs/cooking-up-change/">Cooking Up Change</a>.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:51:56 +0000 Erin Williams 10139 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Students 'Cooking Up Change' For St. Louis Public Schools Soldan High School Students Receive $22,000 In New Band Instruments From Fidelity Investments http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/soldan-high-school-students-receive-22000-new-band-instruments-fidelity-investments <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Young musicians at </span>Soldan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> International Studies High School thought they were just performing for school visitors from Fidelity Investments today, but were surprised instead with brand new clarinets, saxophones, and flutes.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zYb0p7U5_c</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 23:11:47 +0000 Erin Williams 9869 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Soldan High School Students Receive $22,000 In New Band Instruments From Fidelity Investments 'Child Of The Civil Rights Movement' Author Paula Young Shelton Furthers Legacy Of African Americans http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/child-civil-rights-movement-author-paula-young-shelton-furthers-legacy-african-americans-0 <p></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 9670 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Child Of The Civil Rights Movement' Author Paula Young Shelton Furthers Legacy Of African Americans Bank-On Save-Up Aims To Give Underprivileged Access To Financial Services http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bank-save-aims-give-underprivileged-access-financial-services <p></p><p><a href="http://stlunbanked.org/index.php/contact">Bank-On Save-Up</a> is a new program aimed at giving individuals and families access to bank accounts. It is part of a nationwide initiative &nbsp;aimed at helping underprivileged families build financial independence.</p><p>The project is being administered locally by a group called the St. Louis Unbanked Taskforce.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 9531 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bank-On Save-Up Aims To Give Underprivileged Access To Financial Services Challenging Traditional Art: British Artist Jeremy Deller's Work On View At CAM http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/challenging-traditional-art-british-artist-jeremy-dellers-work-view-cam <p>When British conceptual artist <a href="http://www.jeremydeller.org/">Jeremy Deller</a> chose to stage his first private exhibition back in 1993, he decided to go with a small, intimate setting he knew well: his bedroom.</p><p>“It wasn’t so full of people, but I didn’t want it to be full of people,” he says of <em>Open Bedroom</em>, which was by invitation only. “I was terrified that someone would put a cigarette end out on a table or a carpet or something.”</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:52:19 +0000 Erin Williams 9255 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Challenging Traditional Art: British Artist Jeremy Deller's Work On View At CAM As One Year Passes, MiddleTree Church Stays Committed To Breaking Racial Divides Through Faith http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-year-passes-middletree-church-stays-committed-breaking-racial-divides-through-faith-0 <p>Three years ago,<a href="https://twitter.com/BrianSchmidgall"> Pastor Brian Schmidgall</a> moved from Wisconsin to St. Louis on a mission: to try to right the racial wrongs of St. Louis City through faith. He bought a home on the north side of Delmar Boulevard, and spent the next two years learning the folds of what the community needed in order to come together and move forward.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Erin Williams 9006 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org As One Year Passes, MiddleTree Church Stays Committed To Breaking Racial Divides Through Faith National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Observed With Roundtable Discussion On Black Gay Men http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/national-black-hivaids-awareness-day-observed-roundtable-discussion-black-gay-men <p>Feb. 7 marks the 13th year of<a href="http://www.blackaidsday.org"> National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day</a>. In support of the event community based nonprofit<a href="http://www.wmsandassoc.org/"> Williams and Associates</a> will host a community roundtable discussion titled “Ending AIDS Among Black Gay Men.” &nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:58:37 +0000 Erin Williams 9064 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Journalist Soledad O'Brien Can't Be Put Into One Box http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/journalist-soledad-obrien-cant-be-put-one-box <p></p><p>As an author and reporter for over two decades, <a href="http://startingpoint.blogs.cnn.com/">CNN journalist</a> Soledad O’Brien has made her career in reporting on all things diverse - African Americans, Muslims, Gays, Hispanics, and numerous other aspects that compose American culture. As an author and reporter for over two decades, she has employed a practice of simply trying to getting answers to questions, no matter how challenging they may be to ask.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 8974 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Journalist Soledad O'Brien Can't Be Put Into One Box