National Poor People’s Campaign leader says no to Byhalia Pipeline

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 18, 2021 9:02 PM CT | Published: April 18, 2021 9:02 PM CT

‘Not here, not now, not ever on our watch,' said Rev. Dr. William Barber II during a rally Sunday protesting the Byhalia Connection Pipeline that would go through majority Black, poor neighborhoods in southwest Memphis. 

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Rev. Dr. William Barber II Byhalia Connection Pipeline National Poor People's Campaign Alonzo Weaver Park Westwood Boxtown Memphis City Council

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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