Living St. Louis

East St. Louis Riot Accounts

Clip: Special | 2m 21s

Poet and performer Treasure Shields Redmond teamed up with several East St. Louis young people for a video project to mark the 100th anniversary of the ESL race riot. The students were taped reading historical accounts about the riots at locations where whites attacked and killed African-Americans.

Aired: 06/26/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.