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Tami Sawyer

Tami Sawyer

Tami Sawyer is a County Commissioner in her home town of Memphis, TN. She serves as National Field Director of Black Voters Matter Fund, Chair of the Memphis NAACP Legal Defense Fund, leader of #Takeemdown901, recipient of the Ebony 100 Award, and host of the Black Steel Magnolia podcast. She has written on racial justice for CNN and Huffington Post and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. Tami believes in justice for her people and the power of black women. She is currently reading the October Daye series about a detective who is half human-half fairy because life is too tough to not read something fun.


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