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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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