Do-over set after all-white photo at St. Louis dedication

  • In this July 3, 2018, file photo, Susan Saarinen, daughter of Gateway Arch architect Eero Saarinen, cuts the ribbon dedicating the renovation to the newly renamed Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis. Democratic state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr., who is black, is calling for a do-over after the ribbon-cutting event included only white people. The Gateway Arch Park Foundation apologized Wednesday, July 4 for the lack of diversity. Franks’ event is scheduled for noon Friday, July 6. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

ST LOUIS, Mo. — A black state lawmaker will hold a do-over Friday after a social media backlash over ribbon-cutting photos from the revitalized Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis that included only white people.

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