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Posted inActivism, Black Lives Matter, Poverty, Social Justice

Rolling Block Party ends at county jail

As dignitaries and national press gathered in Memphis to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, eight activists and an independent journalist who had gathered to protest immigration detention sat in jail. Keedran Franklin, a high-profile organizer in Memphis, was the first arrested when officers pulled him out of a pedestrian crosswalk […]