Night of unrest sparks day of response

By Updated: May 28, 2020 6:41 PM CT | Published: May 28, 2020 3:47 PM CT

Everyone from Gov. Bill Lee to Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland to a coalition of other elected and community leaders spoke out Thursday, May 28, on the Wednesday night unrest over a Minnesota man’s death at the hands of police.


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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