Interfaith leaders call for conversation about racism

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2020 6:51 AM CT | Published: June 02, 2020 2:20 PM CT
<span><strong>Bishop David Talley of the Catholic Diocese of West Tennessee (left) and Rev. Rosalyn Regina Nichols&nbsp;of Freedom&rsquo;s Chapel Christian Church attend a press conference Tuesday, June 2. MICAH, an interfaith coalition of social justice advocates, is seeking a meeting with Memphis and law enforcement officials to address systemic racism they believe is at the root of violence against black citizens.</strong> (Wayne Risher/Daily Memphian)</span>

Bishop David Talley of the Catholic Diocese of West Tennessee (left) and Rev. Rosalyn Regina Nichols of Freedom’s Chapel Christian Church attend a press conference Tuesday, June 2. MICAH, an interfaith coalition of social justice advocates, is seeking a meeting with Memphis and law enforcement officials to address systemic racism they believe is at the root of violence against black citizens. (Wayne Risher/Daily Memphian)

Memphis faith leaders and social justice advocates called Tuesday, June 2, for a meeting with top Memphis and law enforcement officials to address racist roots of violence against black people.

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Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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