Tami Sawyer arrested during D.C. rally

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 19, 2021 5:02 PM CT | Published: October 19, 2021 4:48 PM CT

Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer was among 25 activists arrested Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 19, during a No More Excuses rally in front of the White House.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia has lived in Midtown, Cordova, Arlington, Raleigh and Parkway Village. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis and has worked for various publications in the city.


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