Hooks Institute film shines light on Fayette County voting rights struggle

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 02, 2022 10:04 AM CT | Published: May 01, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The film will be a fictionalized account of the Black Fayette County residents in the early 1960s who were forced out of their homes to dilapidated “tent cities” as punishment for registering to vote. 


Hooks Institute for Social Change U of M Arts & Culture
Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson is a lifelong Memphis resident and graduate of The University of Memphis College of Journalism and Strategic Media. When not scribbling about the latest Memphis news, you will find her reading historical biographies, cooking Italian cuisine and practicing vinyasa yoga.


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