Protesters ‘occupy’ City Hall to demand police reforms

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 17, 2020 6:33 AM CT | Published: June 16, 2020 6:23 PM CT
<span><strong>Protesters gather outside Memphis City Hall on Tuesday, June 16. The protesters said they plan to remain there until 9 a.m. Wednesday in an effort to force the city to comply with demands to defund and reform the police department.</strong> (Yolanda Jones/Daily Memphian)</span>

Protesters gather outside Memphis City Hall on Tuesday, June 16. The protesters said they plan to remain there until 9 a.m. Wednesday in an effort to force the city to comply with demands to defund and reform the police department. (Yolanda Jones/Daily Memphian)

Protesters gathered outside City Hall Tuesday as part of a 21st day of demonstrations and events that have grown out of the Minneapolis death of George Floyd 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.


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