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Imagine a Better St. Louis: Museum provides positive role models for today's youth

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Display at the George B. Vashon African Research Museum (Credit: KMOV) Display at the George B. Vashon African Research Museum (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A new museum is filled with stories of St. Louisans who have overcome extreme circumstances that children can look up to.

The display cases at the George B. Vashon African Research Museum are filled with example after example of African Americans who overcame immense obstacles.

The founder of the museum, Calvin Riley, is hoping to send a message to the youth of the 21st century through the historical figures in the exhibits.

The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday and located at 2223 St. Louis Avenue in the St. Louis Place neighborhood. For additional information, email Calvin Riley at calvinrileyjr@att.net.

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