A Call to Conscience presented The T. D. McNeal Story: From Servitude to Civil Rights, a
play that chronicles McNeal?s role in organizing the The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters?
Union in the 1930s and 1940s, his involvement in St. Louis lunch counter sit-ins in 1944, his
successful campaign regarding the hiring of African Americans in the public utilities and the
defense industry in St. Louis, and his election as the first African American state senator in
Missouri. October 20-21, 2017