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McKelvey School of Engineering

'The Freedom Suits': A Short Documentary and a Conversation

Wednesday, February 24 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Virtual Event

Learn about the courageous stories of African-American slaves who sued for their freedom in St. Louis courts. We’ll watch a short documentary and hear from Judge David Mason, who successfully advocated for the “Freedom Suits Memorial Project.” Event is approved for 1.0 total hours, including 1.0 ethics hours and 1.0 elimination of bias hours. This is a Zoom event.

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Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


School of Law

Black History Month
Event Contact

Gail Boker | gboker@wustl.edu

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