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Holly Ingraham

Cultural Leadership’s 12th class surrounds a vandalized historic marker commemorating Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi, in 2017.
Cultural Leadership

In 1955, Emmett Till, a black teenager from Chicago, was murdered after whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. Though court proceedings took place, no one was convicted of the crime. However, the U.S.

Cultural Leadership

As Gov. Jay Nixon promised a change in the way law enforcement is being managed in Ferguson, Cultural Leadership alums and leaders see a need for action.

“Cultural Leadership was founded 10 years ago because people thought we had an issue with racial segregation and anti-semitism in St. Louis,” said Holly Ingraham, the group’s executive director. “I think it’s clear that we still have those issues today.”