Protesters gather at state Capitol over GOP redistricting plan

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 18, 2022 9:44 AM CT | Published: January 17, 2022 8:37 PM CT

“This is a racist power grab for Republicans to try to cheat their way to more power,” said Charlane Oliver, cofounder and co-executive director of The Equity Alliance. “We will obstruct, we will disrupt any chance we get.”


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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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