Politics Podcast: How the pandemic highlights digital divide, poverty

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 01, 2020 6:57 PM CT | Published: May 01, 2020 6:36 PM CT

MICAH director Rev. Ayanna Watkins talks about bail reform, the digital divide and homelessness and the new look its getting with the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic in Shelby County.


Produced by Natalie Van Gundy

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