Memphis King Day comes with cold crowds, hot talk about King’s legacy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 21, 2020 9:43 AM CT | Published: January 20, 2020 8:11 PM CT

Thousands lined up to tour the National Civil Rights Museum Monday and at a Midtown forum, there was new reaction to Sunday's tour of the museum by Vice President Mike Pence. The reactions 52 years after Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination show his legacy and what it means today remains a volatile topic.

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MLK Day National Civil Rights Museum Earle Fisher Charles McKinney Elena Delavaga
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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