U.S. Senate passes bill to remove ex-Klansman’s name from Memphis’ federal building

Bill now goes to President Biden

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: December 09, 2021 10:05 PM CT
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U.S. Senate has passed a bill to remove a former Klansman’s name from Memphis’ federal building. The measure now goes to President Biden.

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U.S. Senate Ku Klux Klan Clifford Davis/Odell Horton Federal Building Downtown
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.


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