Former First Lady calls for persistence during Freedom Awards

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 14, 2021 10:20 PM CT | Published: October 14, 2021 10:20 PM CT

Former First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by Poor People’s Campaign founders Rev. William Barber and Liz Theoharis in an awards ceremony that was for the most part conducted live in an Orpheum theater without an audience.

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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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