Community groups, law enforcement continue to wrestle with gun violence

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 06, 2021 10:16 AM CT | Published: September 06, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Ride of Tears founder Mary Trice speaks about the organization&rsquo;s need for a hearse designed to fit child-size coffins during a media briefing on Thursday, Sept. 2, at Southbrook Mall. &ldquo;Is your baby going to be the first one to ride in here?&rdquo; Trice asked while showing the back of a customized Chrysler 300 holding a tiny casket.&nbsp;</strong>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Ride of Tears founder Mary Trice speaks about the organization’s need for a hearse designed to fit child-size coffins during a media briefing on Thursday, Sept. 2, at Southbrook Mall. “Is your baby going to be the first one to ride in here?” Trice asked while showing the back of a customized Chrysler 300 holding a tiny casket. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Anti-violence groups like Ride of Tears and Unity Walk Against Gun Violence continue to put in the work as a growing homicide rate plagues the city.

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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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