House Mistakenly Honors #TakeEmDown901 Leader

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The entire Tennessee House accidentally sponsored a resolution honoring #takeemdown901 leader, Tami Sawyer, according to the Nashville Scene.  Here’s what the resolution, which was passed with a 97 to 0 vote late last month, says: “WHEREAS, Tami Sawyer is the director of Diversity and Cultural Competence with Teach for America Memphis and a writer, speaker, and social justice and education advocate; she is a leader in Movement for Black Lives in Memphis and a TEDx speaker and has been featured in numerous local and national publications; and WHEREAS, in 2017, Ms. Sawyer organized #takeemdown901, the successful movement to remove Confederate statues from Memphis's public parks” The Scene tells...

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House Mistakenly Honors #TakeEmDown901 Leader

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