HSSU Scholarship Recipients Visit Freedom Suits Memorial in St. LouisJune 20, 2022
Lewis Rice Harris-Stowe State University student scholarship recipients Louis Hill and Ebony Carter visit the Freedom Suits Memorial ahead of the unveiling ceremony scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2022. Lewis Rice is proud to have supported the effort to build this memorial, which honors the hundreds of slaves who fought for their freedom in the St. Louis courts in 1857, before the start of the Civil War. The statue is etched with the names of the enslaved plaintiffs in the suit. See link below for a segment on CBS Mornings featuring the Freedom Suits Memorial in St. Louis.