Protesters remembered their Tennessee history when they met the statue of a racist

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 04, 2020 11:06 AM CT | Published: June 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Edward Carmack’s statue in the Tennessee Capitol was among several monuments linked to racism and the Confederacy that bit the dust or were defaced during protests over the senseless killing of African Americans by police and vigilantes.


Edward Carmack Lucius Burch Ida B. Wells Confederate monuments Tennessee Capitol


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