National Guard to remain mobilized across state

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 01, 2020 8:30 AM CT | Published: May 31, 2020 6:04 PM CT

A day of peaceful protest of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis, Minnesota police erupted into violence Saturday night in Nashville as people set fire to the Metro Nashville Courthouse, clashed with police, then broke out windows and started fires in Lower Broadway honky-tonks and businesses. 

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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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