Juneteenth throng gathers at U of M, pledges power to equity

By Updated: June 19, 2020 10:20 PM CT | Published: June 19, 2020 8:58 PM CT

Administrators walked with students, and students walked with city residents in a show of peaceful force that ended with speeches and the crowd kneeling for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.


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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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