Panel highlights Memphis’ impact on national civil rights movement

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 02, 2022 7:47 PM CT | Published: August 02, 2022 7:45 PM CT
<strong>Author Lee Sentell (from left), National Civil Rights Museum President Russell Wigginton and Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell were among panelists at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music on Tuesday, Aug. 2.</strong> (Daja E. Henry/Daily Memphian)

Author Lee Sentell (from left), National Civil Rights Museum President Russell Wigginton and Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell were among panelists at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music on Tuesday, Aug. 2. (Daja E. Henry/Daily Memphian)

Community leaders and officials highlighted the legacy of Stax, the record label and museum, with a musical performance and panel in celebration of its addition to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. 

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Stax Museum of American Soul National Civil Rights Museum Clayborn Temple Russell Wigginton Elaine Turner Steve Cohen South Memphis
Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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