Opinion: Rev. Netters taught us to how to lose with grace, serve with humility

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 17, 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 ABC24 News. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

The Rev. Dr. Netters is one of the most revered figures in Memphis history, a legacy highlighted by his 1967 election to serve as one of the first three African American City Council members.


Rev. James L. Netters John Ford Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fred Davis Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Westwood


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