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Conaway: A pass from the cops that I didn’t earn

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 12, 2020 5:52 PM CT | Published: June 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Dan Conaway
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Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is in a lifelong relationship with his city. They fight, but they get back together. His new book – “In a Colorful Place” – is a collection of his columns and the columns of Otis Sanford.

I ran from the cops, people. I was driving drunk. The driveway I was parked in belonged to a prominent Memphian, then and now. Then and now, there’s every reason to believe if I’d been black in that driveway, I might never have left that driveway.

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