Ford says he meant no offense, didn’t understand ‘she/they’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2021 8:41 PM CT | Published: November 19, 2021 8:41 PM CT

Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr. said Friday evening he asked about a county employee’s use of personal pronouns because he didn’t know what they meant, but “could have been less harsh in my delivery and tone.”

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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