Guest Column

Opinion: Sweet home Alabama? Not always for African Americans

By , Guest Columnist Updated: August 26, 2020 1:03 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2020 4:00 AM CT
David Jordan
Guest Columnist

David Jordan

David Jordan has been the president and CEO of Agape Child & Family Services since 1995. He has worked in the social service field for 33 years. A graduate of David Lipscomb University, he also earned a Master of Science degree in social work from the University of Tennessee. He lives in Memphis with his wife Theresa.

Both David and Agape have received numerous awards and recognitions for their service in the Mid-South communities.

As guest columnist David Jordan observes by looking back on his own childhood, sweet home Alabama hasn't been so sweet for our African American neighbors.


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