The Mis­souri His­tory Mu­seum ex­plores St. Louis' ma­jor role in Civil Rights.

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The pow­er­ful new ex­hibit at the Mis

souri His­tory Mu­seum, #1 in Civil Rights: The African Amer­i­can Free­dom Strug­gle in St. Louis, makes the case for St. Louis as a Civil Rights beacon with a long list of free­dom-fight­ing firsts, in­clud­ing the Dred Scott De­ci­sion, school de­seg­re­ga­tion prior to Brown vs. Board of Ed­u­ca­tion, and the re­mark­able case of a home builder who se­cretly funded a law­suit against him­self so he could sell homes to blacks. Open daily 10 am-5 pm, Tu 10 am-8 pm. Ad­mis­sion to the mu­seum is free. www.mo­his­tory.org. Lin­dell Blvd. and DeBaliviere in For­est Park, 314.746.4599. MetroLink-For­est Park. Map 4-2D

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