‘Mama’s Day Bail Out’ frees women from jail in time for Mother’s Day

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 09, 2019 10:22 AM CT | Published: May 08, 2019 3:53 PM CT

Six women will be bailed out of jail this week during Mother's Day Bail Out by the Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter. Since 2017, the group has paid bail for 30 men and women in Memphis and Shelby County in its effort to end cash bail. 


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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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