Nehemiah Action Assembly

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 • 7–8:30pm
Knoxville Civic Auditorium

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Justice Knox Organizers

Marjorie Thigpen-Carter

Marjorie has worked as the Lead Organizer of Justice Knox since the formation of the organization in August, 2016.  A graduate of Rhodes College (’91) and Columbia Law School (’96), Thigpen-Carter is a lawyer with a background in special education law with experience practicing in various non-profit legal organizations. She has also worked in churches in varying capacities, including: mission fundraising; coordinating religious education; and directing a church community center. Prior to accepting her position at Justice Knox, she worked on the church staff of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Fountain City. She also previously represented young people with simultaneous education and delinquency cases through the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office. A native of Louisiana, Marjorie has lived in Knoxville with her husband and three children since 2007.

Contact Marjorie

Please reach out to Marjorie via telephone or email at (865) 382 6622 or

Hashu Watson

Hashu is a senior organizer for Justice Knox. She has been organizing with Justice Knox since August 2018. Before that she received her Masters of Public Administration from the University of Alabama in May 2018 after graduating Cum Laude from the University of Alabama with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy in December 2015. As a student, Hashu participated in the Blount Scholars Program and interned at several justice seeking non-profit organizations.

Contact Hashu

Please reach out to Hashu by telephone at (256) 627-7801 or by email at