Hernando DeSoto Bridge is a symbol of protest amid calls for reform

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2023 6:24 AM CT | Published: January 29, 2023 3:15 PM CT

As public officials expressed outrage about Tyre Nichols’ death online, the protests marking the release of the videos returned to the symbol of local protest in the age of Black Lives Matter — the bridges across the Mississippi River.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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