Protesters say they won’t abandon City Hall encampment despite construction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 01, 2020 8:54 AM CT | Published: June 30, 2020 9:42 PM CT

Memphis police Tuesday evening, June 30, told protesters who have occupied the plaza outside City Hall for more than two weeks they need to move the encampment because of construction slated to begin on the building Wednesday morning.

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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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