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01/07/2020 – Memphis, TN - Group supports $20 Transit Fee to fund MATA, to promote Equity. By Maya Smith, Memphis Flyer. [Article] https://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2020/01/07/group-supports-20-transit-fee-to-fund-mata-promote-equity

04/05/2020 – Nashville, TN – Open Letter to Tennessee State and Local Elected Leaders About the COVID-19 Response. By Stand Up Nashville. [Article] https://medium.com/@standupnashville/an-open-letter-to-tennessees-state-and-local-elected-leaders-about-the-covid-19-response-64e849560715

04/07/2020 – Memphis, TN – MICAH calls for justice, equity during COVID-19 health crisis. By Allie Herrera, WMC Action News. [Article/Video] https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2020/04/08/micah-calls-justice-equity-during-covid-health-crisis/

04/08/2020 – Memphis, TN – First local COVID numbers on race confirm disparity in virus spread. By Bill Dries, Daily Memphian. [Article] https://dailymemphian.com/section/metro/article/12753/covid-coronavirus-racial-disparity-memphis-african-american-shelby-county?fbclid=IwAR0s3CXnNf3fr_unUAzV0SuJVnUhZzM6OKq1NGU4pzTOzk7AE9bLkgFoUoM

04/09/2020 – Memphis, TN – Where public health and public policy meet and part ways. By Bill Dries, Daily Memphian. [Article] https://dailymemphian.com/section/metro/article/12743/public-health-public-safety-covid-19-testing-racial-disparities?fbclid=IwAR22u1TnwTCJmqsy5VByrPC1TqCnF1yhDDtl6nPyyQxCnupZXdMr2-r3_GI

04/23/2020 – Memphis, TN – Faith leaders push Lee to return key powers to localities. By Micaela A. Watts, Memphis Commercial Appeal. [Article] https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/breaking/2020/04/23/clergy-members-tennessee-call-lee-return-more-powers-locally/3011123001/?fbclid=IwAR0xsDidsksqwy7zPVNWnrhBRCqMyT9kwnakkCNhqjQn2tNnIOT9Y9Zf7MI

04/23/2020 – Nashville, TN – Faith leaders call on Gov. Lee to give more power to cities, counties during pandemic. By Kathleen Serie, Fox News 17. [Article/Video] https://fox17.com/news/local/tenn-faith-leaders-call-on-gov-lee-to-give-power-to-cities-counties-during-pandemic?fbclid=IwAR3Axbkqk4ver9atO0TAZAsmtwe-xi05JtnkmD9yu_PBBT_TuuAAMurfScA

04/24/2020 – Memphis, TN – Advocates ask government to provide COVID-19 info in languages other than. By Daniel Connolly, Memphis Commercial Appeal. [Article] https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2020/04/24/spanish-sign-language-and-others-needed-memphis-covid-19-response/5168975002/?fbclid=IwAR3W0aMyLha4OgJHLGOFnyM3jwkijxOtaesY2LmondIJ9YUqkn1pvC1KFqs

04/29/2020 – Memphis, TN – Poverty in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 is ravaging our disadvantaged communities. By Maya Smith, Memphis Flyer. [Article] https://www.memphisflyer.com/memphis/poverty-in-a-pandemic/Content?oid=22903840

05/01/2020 – Memphis, TN – Politics Podcast: How the pandemic highlights digital divide, poverty. By Bill Dries, Daily Memphian [Podcast]. https://dailymemphian.com/section/podcasts/article/13603/politics-podcast-micah-ayanna-watkins-digital-divide-poverty?fbclid=IwAR1Lg5INtCGhrlt978k6Ngrdi-EUK41z0MXDawiIfNJ2SM6oaUpBjACImVA

05/16/2020 – Memphis, TN – Shelby County deserves a moral budget that works for the residents. Guest Columnists, Irvin Calliste and Cardell Orrin, Memphis Commercial Appeal. [Opt Ed Article] https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/opinion/2020/05/16/creating-moral-budget-shelby-county/5203192002/?fbclid=IwAR0wfmWS2lKP81kd_K13jiWybF-24NjmqzQOWz8weD_VKwclkXuvcUtyjb4

05/19/2020 – Memphis, TN – County’s $2.5M allocation for MATA to fund three new projects. By Maya Smith, Memphis Flyer. [Article] https://m.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2020/05/19/countys-25m-allocation-for-mata-to-fund-three-new-projects

05/19/2020 – Memphis, TN – Inmates at 201 Poplar pepper-sprayed over move after COVID quarantine. By Yolanda Jones, Daily Memphian. [Article] https://dailymemphian.com/article/14169/covid-19-201-poplar-anthony-buckner-shelby-county-sheriffs-office

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