African-American elected officials, community leaders call on local media to diversify newsrooms

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 04, 2019 11:03 AM CT

A group of male African-American elected officials and community leaders called on Contemporary Media and other local media to diversify newsrooms after caricatures of Memphis mayoral candidates some complained as being racist published in Memphis magazine and then were pulled from circulation this weekend.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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