On the Civil Rights Trail in Memphis

One of the main reasons for coming to Memphis was the National Civil Rights Museum. This was the town in which Martin Luther King was shot, and the history of this is palpable, especially as they have preserved the Lorraine Motel in which he was killed.

Lorraine Motel 1The Museum itself walks you through the background to Martin Luther King being assassinated, including the protests that brought him to Memphis that week. Continue reading