Journalist Ida B. Wells’ Words Hit Mark More Than Century Later Regarding Byhalia Pipeline

The truth of Southwest Memphis’ victory must be maintained.

MEMPHIS, TN – February 23, 2021: Kizzy Jones (right) and her children Ayden, 11, and Eric, 4, hold signs during a protest organized by Memphis Community Against the Pipeline in downtown Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. A resolution against the Byhalia Pipeline is on hold until Memphis City Council’s attorney can meet with MLGW representatives, but Memphis Community Against the Pipeline MCAP spokesperson Justin J. Pearson says it will give the group more time to organize.

(Credit: Andrea Morales for MLK50)

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