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The music of New York City is a diverse and important field in the world of music. It has long been a thriving home for popular genres such as jazz, rock, and the blues, as well as classical and art music. It is the birthplace of hip-hop, freestyle, doo-wop, bebop, disco, punk rock, and new wave. It's also the birthplace of Salsa music, born from a fusion of Cuban and Puerto Rican influences that came together in New York's Latino neighborhoods in the 1960s.
This is the history of Track, Football, and Basketball in East St Louis.
During the time of famous track stars like Jackie Joyner Kersee , and Dawn Harper made themselves known in East St .Louis because of dedication, and great skill. Also, Jackie Joyner built a Youth Center across the street from Jones Park which has a Giant Cake with her name on it.
You have entered the page of EDUCATION! In this exhibit, you will learn about the education us children of East Saint Louis recieve. You will be informed of our whole educational system; the support we get; how successful some students in district 189 are; and how East Saint Louis has played a big part in our lives.
There are environmental issues all around the world. One place can be known as East St. Louis. Estl has pollution, wasted space, unhealthy chemicals in soil, littering, and much more. The environmnet isn't hurting it self, it is the people in the environment so we have to make a change for our community to stop hurting the world around us.
What you will find (and love I hope) about this exhibit is a podcast of interviews collected about Jazz music in East St. Louis. We worked hard to construct an exhibit that would display our understandings of Jazz music and its influence in the region. We hope that you will find interviews that we have made over the summer enjoyable. We have also made a blog (from two school years ago) that places a focus on our separate topics.
This website explains the overtime changes and developments of the food taditions, historic food, and modern foods in East St Louis. Everything that comes out of East St Louis, is not positive(mostly). For instance, everytime we are on the news, it's always about murder. I wanna show you that it's not all about killing people with weapons, East St Louis will kill you with their amazing food, in a good way.