Rev. Anderson on the origins and operation of Tent City

Rev. Anderson discusses the foundation of Tent City in Fayette County, Tenn. and other community responses to the civil rights violations imposed on Black sharecroppers registered to vote. He links one of the leading incentives behind registration to Black representation within the justice system. Visit this webpage at the University of Memphis for additional information about Tent City’s radius of impact.

Recorded on June 1, 2018.


Full footage of Rev. Anderson’s discussion about Tent City.