80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis schools

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: July 22, 2020 7:18 AM CT | Published: July 21, 2020 10:27 PM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to The Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

A Memphis protest echoes a growing call from teachers to start the school year online as coronavirus cases rise nationwide. A recent study of nearly 65,000 people in South Korea showed that children over age 10 spread the coronavirus as easily as adults do.


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