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May 12 @ 7:30 pm

The Road to Freedom

In May 1961, seven Black and six white Americans made a courageous journey into the Deep South to protest segregation on public transportation. Their actions inspired other “riders” to join the movement and led to the legal outlawing of segregation on interstate buses.


Join Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for a special concert that celebrates Black excellence, the 61st anniversary of the Freedom Riders and all that is possible when people from different backgrounds stand together.


The free concert is curated by musician, composer and producer Damien Sneed, who has worked with such luminaries as Aretha Franklin, Jessye Norman, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross.


May 12
7:30 pm
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Third Baptist Church
620 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63102 United States
(314) 533-7340
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