Downtown block party seeks to defund police, bring ‘black joy’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 11, 2020 9:08 AM CT | Published: June 10, 2020 9:48 PM CT

Local organizers held a "Defund the Police" block party downtown Wednesday evening as part of a national movement that is gaining traction. 


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

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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