Protesters gathered in downtown Memphis streets Thursday night to show support for demonstrators in Philadelphia. Organizers called this protest a “March for Philly,” seeking justice for Walter Wallace Jr., the Black man shot and killed by Philadelphia police.
Attorney Jake Brown says two Memphis police officers randomly stopped his client at Mimosa and Red Oak in Binghampton July 31 last year. A pat down, he says, turned into an invasive and illegal body cavity search right on the street corner.
Glankler Brown is representing multiple plaintiffs in this lawsuit who manage or own more than 7,000 apartments and townhomes in Memphis. These landlords claim they’re going broke because of the federal government’s order to halt evictions.
Starting Monday, Aug. 31, the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South will provide childcare at 70 virtual learning academies across Shelby County. These will be safe places for children of essential workers who need support in their child’s virtual learning experience.
We are one week away from the start of high school football in the state of Tennessee. Local teams are suiting up even as health experts are speaking up and announcing that it is not safe to play because of COVID-19.