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We Shall Overcome: A visit to the National Civil Rights Museum

Two groups of WKU students took a field trip to the National Civil Rights Museum the tumultuous weekend after the 2016 presidential election. This caused students to reflect on the nature of progress, protest and the legacy of Dr. 1,846 more words

Michelle Obama Designates Orange Mound a Preserve America Community

Nov. 17, 2016 Orange Mound is the first black neighborhood in America to be built by black people for black people in America. The historic community now enjoys the distinction of being designated a Preserve America community. 408 more words

National News

The Sad Tale of Kate McCormick

This nondescript grave marker belies an intriguing and tragic story.

Abortion in Memphis
The Sad Fate of a Seducer’s Victim
Dr. D. S. Johnson Charged With a Double Murder…
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Graves

Big River Crossing on Harahan Bridge

Enjoy the Big River Crossing on the 100 year old Harahan Bridge.  The new Harahan Bridge provides a whole new way to cross the mighty Mississippi River. 34 more words

Memphis, Tennessee

Man Defends Facebook Live Video of Heroin Overdosed Couple

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who filmed a couple who had overdosed on heroin and were lying unconscious on a Memphis sidewalk as people mocked them is defending his decision to post the video live on Facebook. 324 more words