Fourth Street becomes Ida B. Wells Street

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 29, 2022 8:10 AM CT | Published: March 28, 2022 2:08 PM CT

Signs for the permanent street renaming were unveiled Monday for a section of Fourth Street between Union Avenue and E.H. Crump Boulevard.


Ida B. Wells Street Ida B. Wells Michalyn Easter-Thomas LaSimba Gray Fourth Street

Bill Dries on demand

Never miss an article. Sign up to receive Bill Dries' stories as they’re published.

Enter your e-mail address

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


Reading comments and joining the conversation are some of the many benefits of subscribing. Join the conversation by clicking the View Comments button below. Not a subscriber? Click here. 

Our commenting policy can be viewed here