African American Arts Explosion

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We had a wonderful evening at the Arts Explosion last Friday.  Several students recited original poems, as well as pieces by well-known African American artists.  Our very own Crossroads Jazz Band also provided great musical tributes.  Thank you to all who performed and attended. Picture of participants Front row (l to r): Elysse Price, Sasha Loper-Diltz, Siane Moore and Zahria …

Black History Month Lunch and Learn Discussions

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During Black History Month, we have held a series of Lunch and Learn discussions focused on connecting history to the present and future. During the first week, we centered our conversation around the St. Louis area. We watched the BBC documentary, the Delmar Divide, and discussed neighborhood configurations/divisions in the city and county. For the second week, we turned our …

Black History Month Arts Explosion

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In honor of Black History Month, Crossroads students will share powerful works of art in the form of poetry, spoken word, speeches, monologues, songs and other performances as tributes to African-American artists. We invite all members of the community (students, parents and friends) to join us as we celebrate the legacy and culture of African Americans. Please join us this …

The Textbook of the Self

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“Let our lives be open books for all to study.” –Mahatma Gandhi Friends, In my message on Monday, I shared that being a part of Crossroads is that we are all able to express our multiple identities; that none of us are reduced to a single role, experience, or way of being; and that we have opportunities to build relationships …

Multicultural Potluck

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The Multicultural Potluck will be on Thursday, February 19th, 6-8pm. Join us for an evening of international food, music, and conversation. Hear music from a variety of cultures performed by Crossroads students. Learn some fun international trivia. Sample tasty foods from all over the world. Bring a labeled dish from your culture of choice that serves 10 to 12 people. …