Shelby County office building to be dedicated in honor of civil rights icon James Meredith

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 05, 2019 6:13 PM CT

James Meredith is scheduled to attend the dedication ceremony Friday for the James Meredith Building at 157 Poplar Avenue. In 1966, Meredith began his march in Memphis through Mississippi to encourage African Americans to register to vote.

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Linda A. Moore

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Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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