Author: Jessica Z. Brown-Billhymer

Reopening of St. Louis Holocaust museum institutionalizes media literacy education

This spring, historian Amy Lutz invited this curious media literacy educator to visit the unfinished work space being meticulously prepared for a highly-anticipated re-opening of St. Louis’s Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum in November. Wearing a hard hat, glasses and closed-toed shoes for safety did nothing to diminish first impressions of the permanent exhibit space. Those

Anna Crosslin named 2021 GJR/SJR Freedom Fighter

Ask Anna Crosslin, Gateway Journalism Review’s 2021 Freedom Fighter, about   Afghan resettlement, and she paints the “big picture” from decades of public service on immigration resettlement.   The retired leader of the International Institute of St. Louis, St. Louis’ immigrant service and information hub, starts out like this: “One of the things I could look