The Arts and Letters Committee focus is on the development of cultural awareness and pride through the preservation of African American history and heritage. Its mission is to support artistic expression reflective of the Black Experience.

Programs Include:
  • Delta Red Carpet for Films and Television

  • Project ART (Actively Redefining Together)

  • Kwanzaa celebration in partnership with Saint Louis Art Museum

  • Youth Matinee Show at the St. Louis African Film Festival

  • International Awareness Book Drive

  • Sylvia Bailey-Small Book Club


  • Cultural Discovery Tours:
    • St Louis Metropolitan Area 
    • Memphis, TN
    • New York City, NY
    • San Antonio, TX
    • Gullah Islands
    • Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia in Brazil.