Frankie Muse Freeman speaks about her career fighting for civil rights

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Civil rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman work as a lawyer. Taking on civil rights cases has earned her respect around the globe.

In the courtroom, she argued against racial discrimination and ‘Jim Crow’ laws. The cases she won are a permanent part of history. This includes the right for African Americans to receive an equal education in St. Louis and equal housing opportunities.