Governor's Inn & Suites
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My lasting thought of Memphis will be this: rain and mud! We arrived at the National Civil Rights Museum, the site of the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., to heat and sunshine. The museum was a real eye-opener and so interesting, but a sharp reminder of the costs of discrimination. By the time we reached the campsite it was extremely cloudy and muddy from an earlier rainstorm, but the worst was yet to come as the rain came in ...
... who were made homeless when they closed the motel, and all the people still on the street, all the black community who are still not accepted. It was a fair argument and she was a lovely determined lady who has only missed a couple of days in those years for two reasons; jail for protesting and jury duty. She read us a passage from one of his speeches that he gave to a group of young adults roughly our age about no matter what we become and what we want to ...
... The museum had some interesting insights and discussion points about where access to quality education fits into our nation's continuing discussion of civil rights but the vast majority of the museum was dedicated to discussing the conspiracy theories around whether James Earl Ray had assistance from the mob or the US government or was framed for Dr. King's assassination. Why would you have a Civil Rights museum focus ...
... our earplugs for a change (!) and actually got to put the stereo on instead of humming 'wheels on the bus' for three hours..
Lots of appreciation today too, several beetle beeps and lots of thumbs up today including one huge biker the same size as the car...
Got to enjoy seeing the armadillos as well... I think the cross the road slowly... Yuck
5 hours and we cruised into Memphis , one wrong turn into the trolley ...
... dollar quartet - amongst them. After being in this room for
a while, and hearing snippets of their songs, we then went downstairs to the
actual recording studio, and got to see where these musicians had recorded.
Apparently they still hire out the studios to modern day artists, including U2.
Everyone ooohed and aaaahed. Not me, I hate Bono. Haha. The studios have never
been refurbished since their heyday, and you can tell...the ceiling is ...