Spotlight: Selma on Stage, Antiracism in the Workplace & COVID Breathalyzer Test

    In this week’s episode, the world premiere of a stage adaptation of the movie “Selma” opened at the Black Rep in St. Louis; a look at the life of lawyer and activist Margaret Bush Wilson; a Washington University professor writes a book about how to fix racial inequality in the workplace; a breathalyzer test for COVID, RSV and the flu developed in St. Louis thanks to a 3.6 million dollar grant; a solo show celebrating the 65-year career of an STL artist; a group hopes to inspire young black girls to pursue STEM.

    The Black Rep Stages World Premiere of Hold On!
    The Black Rep has opened its 2024 season with the world premiere of “Hold On!” The play is a stage adaptation of the movie “Selma.”

    History Spotlight: Margaret Bush Wilson
    Lawyer and activist, Margaret Bush Wilson broke many barriers as an African-American woman throughout life. Public Historian, Cicely Hunter walks us through her career highlights.

    Antiracism in the Workplace: Addressing the Gray Areas in the Professional Sphere
    Adia Harvey Wingfield’s Gray Areas: How the Way We Work Perpetuates Racism and What We Can Do to Fix It calls for racial equity in the workplace.

    Could just one breath into a small box identify and diagnose if you have COVID, Flu or RSV?
    A person blows into the straw, and aerosols from the person’s warm breath collect on a cold surface inside the device, for a biosensor to detect viruses.

    Marilynne Bradley at Webster Arts
    Webster Arts kicks off its 20th anniversary with a solo show celebrating the 65-year career of Watercolors and Multimedia Artist Marilynne Bradley.

    Black Girls Do STEM – Making STEM careers a reality
    Cynthia Chapple wants to close the racial gap in STEM careers by introducing St. Louis girls to STEM careers and help them achieve their career goals.