Past and Present
Forty and counting: the dubious merits of being America's civil rights city.
April 10, 2008 at 4:00AM
At a University of Memphis forum last week commemorating the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, a young man in the audience asked the panelists if Memphis was forever stuck in 1968. The question was bundled with several others and didn't get answered very well, which was too bad because it was a good question, maybe the best of the day.