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Man Found Sleeping In Lorraine Motel After Breaking Into Civil Rights Museum

Posted 04.24.2014 | Black Voices

Almost every day is a busy day at the National Civil Rights Museum, but things got a bit hectic at the historic site on Wednesday morning. Police ...

National Civil Rights Museum To Reopen After Major Renovation

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The National Civil Rights Museum is reopening in Memphis after a $28 million, 16-month renovation. The museum is located on t...

LOOK: Then-And-Now Photos Bring Iconic Black History Moments Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices

Every day, we walk in the very places where history was made years ago. Sometimes that location is marked by a plaque or a statue, but other times we ...

The Big Reveal

George Heymont | Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Some people may be horrified by my attitude toward spoiler alerts, but the Internet has changed the nature of arts criticism. If an important plot device can't be discussed in print, it means that the playwright and producer lack sufficient faith in their material to trust their audience.

Civil Rights Museum To Open Balcony Where MLK Was Shot

AP | Posted 11.02.2012 | Black Voices

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis plans to open the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to the public. The muse...

Interview: Playwright Katori Hall Reaches for King's Mountaintop

Lonna Saunders | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Playwright Katori Hall's new play Mountaintop pays tribute to Dr. King's last public appearance at Mason Temple in Memphis where he delivered his historic "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech.

Visiting the Memphis Kings: Elvis and Dr. Martin Luther King

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Photo by Eric Lindberg Edison Pena, one of the rescued Chilean miners and a huge Elvis fan, is getting his wish: Graceland and the Memphis Conventio...

Will Thomas

McCain Booed At Martin Luther King Speech: Watch The Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain, "who says he will court the African-American vote this year and campaign in places Republicans often shun," spoke in Memphis on F...