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Opinion: What it means to be an ally in Memphis

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 22, 2020 6:15 AM CT | Published: July 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Fara Captain
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Fara Captain

Fara Captain is a mom, wife and broker-owner at Captain & Co. Real Estate. She was recognized as a Memphis Chamber of Commerce Young Memphian in 2019 and participated in the National Civil Rights Museum's Unpacking Racism Cohort 2 (2018-2019).

 

As a brown American living in a Black and white city, I have often felt like I am standing on the median. I have watched my Facebook friends slowly show their stance on the Black Lives Matter movement: Some have remained quiet ... some are willing to speak up and support the movement.

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