Deacon Tommie Lee Williams, Sr.,
‘A True Soldier For The Lord,’ Dies At 97

Deacon Tommie Lee Williams, Sr., was born Feb. 17, 1925, in Phoenix, Ariz., and is the second of three children born to Henry Williams of Mississippi, and Maude Williams of Franklin, Ky. He attended Dumber Elemen- tary School and Phoenix Colored High School (later renamed George Washington Carver High School. At 18, he enlisted in…

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New research shows that when words like “felon” and “inmate” are used in media reporting about the criminal justice system, it biases readers against incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, and convicted people. Drop the harmful labels. Put #PeopleFirst.
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