Activist recalls mural fight

Herman Shaw, 84, explains why black Edwardsville residents were offended by the depiction of a freed slave in a 1967 mural on the old Edwardsville City Hall and how they fought to change it in the 1980s.
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Herman Shaw, 84, explains why black Edwardsville residents were offended by the depiction of a freed slave in a 1967 mural on the old Edwardsville City Hall and how they fought to change it in the 1980s.

Edwardsville mural sparked racial tension in ’80s. Should it be saved, at a cost up to $100,000?

July 13, 2018 10:55 AM