Courts & Judiciary
Civil Rights Pioneer: Frankie Muse Freeman
Throughout her life, Frankie Muse Freeman has worked tirelessly for racial justice and equality. From being instrumental in forming the Citizens Commission on Civil Rights to serving as the first woman on the U.S. commission on Civil Rights, her impact on St. Louis and the nation at large will be felt for generations to come. Even today, at 98, she continues to stay informed of civil rights issues and champion the cause.