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Eric Vickers, one of the region’s most prominent civil rights lawyers and activists passes away

Eric Vickers, one of the City of St. Louis’ most well-known lawyers and activists passed away at the age of 65 from pancreatic cancer on Friday, leaving behind a legacy of a man who took part in prolific battles in which he combated racism and bigotry within the area. According to the Riverfront Times, Vickers was born during¬† Feb. 16, 1953 at¬†Peoples Hospital, an all-black hospital in St. Louis because his mother refused to have […]