Race Relations in Memphis, TN during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Recorded November 29, 2018 Archived November 29, 2018 05:51 minutes
Id: APP581395

Description

Jackson Moreton interviews Eldon Blount on November 28, 2018 in Oxford, MS. Eldon grew up in Memphis, TN during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. Public schools were still segregated and racial tensions were high. Eldon shares his experience as a high-school student on April 4, 1968 - the day Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at Memphis’ Lorraine Motel.

Participants

  • Eldon Blount
  • Jackson Moreton

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