Speaker nominee Sexton sees no ‘institutional racism’ in Legislature

By Updated: August 06, 2019 3:50 PM CT | Published: August 06, 2019 3:50 PM CT

House Speaker nominee Cameron Sexton found common ground with the Tennessee Black Caucus on items such as criminal justice reform and the state’s new voucher law during a recent Memphis town hall, but he’s on a different wave length on the existence of “institutional racism” in the Legislature.

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Antonio Parkinson Cameron Sexton G.A. Hardaway
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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