By Erica R. Williams, Special to The New Tri-State Defender
Memphis magazine has pulled its September issue after receiving backlash for what some have called a racist cover.
The magazine featured caricatures of three mayoral candidates — Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer, incumbent Mayor Jim Strickland and former Mayor Dr. Willie W. Herenton.
But it’s the illustration of District 7 Commissioner Sawyer that garnered the most criticism.
After the cover was released, several people on social media pointe...