15 Photos That Show the Black Experience in St. Louis


Two St. Louis Public School District educators and a local historian have teamed up to produce a book capturing the milestones achieved by African Americans in St. Louis. A story told through pictures and captions, Images of Modern America: African American St. Louis provides a captivating look at the sacrifices made by African Americans working for equality. Get a sneak peak of the book here -- and then get a copy for yourself at arcadiapublishing.com.

All photos and text come from the book. Reprinted with permission from Images of Modern America: African American St. Louis, by John A. Wright Sr., John A. Wright Jr. and Curtis A. Wright Sr. Available from the publisher online at www.arcadiapublishing.com or by calling 888-313-2665.