Tear gas and COVID-19 are a disastrous combination

By , Guest Columnist Published: June 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Kellie Mitchell

Kellie Mitchell is a native Memphian who has worked in public health practice for over a decade. She holds a master's degree in public health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.


We’ve recently seen proposals of bans, temporary moratoriums or limits on the use of tear gas in Seattle, Portland, New Orleans and Washington, D.C., among others. It’s time for Memphis to join that list.


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