Cohen bill would remove the name of segregationist congressman from Memphis’ federal building

The late Clifford Davis was a one-time member of the Ku Klux Klan who voted against Civil Rights Act of 1964

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 22, 2021 11:27 AM CT | Published: January 21, 2021 9:28 PM CT

A bill by Rep. Steve Cohen would remove the name of the late segregationist congressman Clifford Davis from Memphis’ Downtown federal building and courthouse.

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Christopher Fulton

Christopher Fulton

Christopher Fulton is a graduate student in the Journalism Department at the University of Memphis. He is an intern for the university’s Institute for Public Service Reporting.


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