Frankie Freeman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Freeman, St. Louis activist and attorney, recognized with namesake day http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/freeman-st-louis-activist-and-attorney-recognized-namesake-day <p>St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist Frankie Freeman is to be honored in two ways Thursday.</p><p><a href="http://www.naacp.org/press/entry/naacp-names-frankie-muse-freeman-96th-spingarn-medalist/">Along with receiving the 96th Spingarn Medal from the</a> National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Freeman&#39;s home state has also announced another recognition.</p><p>Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon has proclaimed July 28 &quot;Frankie Muse Freeman Day.&quot;</p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:38:52 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1756 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Freeman, St. Louis activist and attorney, recognized with namesake day St. Louis attorney, activist Freeman honored on Senate floor, to receive top NAACP award http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-attorney-activist-freeman-honored-senate-floor-receive-top-naacp-award <p>A long-time St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist is this year&#39;s recipient of the top award from the NAACP.</p><p>Frankie Freeman <a href="http://www.naacp.org/press/entry/naacp-names-frankie-muse-freeman-96th-spingarn-medalist/">will receive the 96th Spingarn Medal</a> from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in July.</p> Wed, 08 Jun 2011 22:52:22 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1392 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis attorney, activist Freeman honored on Senate floor, to receive top NAACP award