People’s Convention gauges impact of new generation of activism

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 08, 2019 4:18 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer (right, during the Freedom Fund luncheon on April 20), is among the challengers to Mayor Jim Strickland on the October ballot.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer (right, during the Freedom Fund luncheon on April 20), is among the challengers to Mayor Jim Strickland on the October ballot. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The Saturday gathering in South Memphis will include endorsements in the October Memphis elections. But its organizers hope the platform will be just as strong as the appeals from different candidates.

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Andre Johnson Earle J. Fisher People's Convention Sijuwola Crawford
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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