Frankie Freeman

St. Louis on the Air
2:52 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Rule Of Law, Civil Disobedience

Civil disobedience is a likely next step among those protesting the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Highway shutdowns plans, for example, were announced last weekend, and there was a small short-lived shutdown then. Additional shutdowns are planned.

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Frankie Freeman
3:38 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Freeman, St. Louis activist and attorney, recognized with namesake day

Frankie Freeman, long-time St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist.
(via NAACP Release)

St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist Frankie Freeman is to be honored in two ways Thursday.

Along with receiving the 96th Spingarn Medal from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Freeman's home state has also announced another recognition.

Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon has proclaimed July 28 "Frankie Muse Freeman Day."

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Frankie Freeman
5:52 pm
Wed June 8, 2011

St. Louis attorney, activist Freeman honored on Senate floor, to receive top NAACP award

Frankie Freeman, long-time St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist.
(via NAACP Release)

A long-time St. Louis attorney and civil rights activist is this year's recipient of the top award from the NAACP.

Frankie Freeman will receive the 96th Spingarn Medal from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in July.

She was honored Wednesday on the floor by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who called the medal an appropriate recognition of Freeman's 60-plus years of civilĀ  rights activism.

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