Christopher Blank

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Do The Words 'Race Riot' Belong On A Historic Marker In Memphis?

Monday, May 02, 2016

On May 1, 1866, Memphis was home to a massacre that killed 46 African-Americans and injured many others. Now a historical marker shows an ongoing rift between white historians and black activists.


For Freemasons, Is Banning Gays Or Being Gay Un-Masonic?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Freemasons are best known for their secrecy, but they are having a very public dispute — about a ban on gay members. Freemasons in Tennessee will decide this week whether to lift the ban.


An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

Saturday, October 31, 2015

If you're a sports fan in this country, it's more likely you'll be tuned into the World Series than the Rugby World Cup this weekend.

And here, rugby is more associated with prep schools or elite colleges. But now that one Memphis high school rugby team has flown onto ...


With Its Eccentric Owner Gone, What To Do With Graceland Too?

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The home of Paul MacLeod — with its Elvis shrine and offbeat owner — drew tourists to the postcard town of Holly Springs, Miss. Now, a tragedy has left the town reeling and debating the home's fate.


Inside The Sun Records Sound, A Marvel Even Today

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The "boom-chicka-boom" of Johnny Cash's guitar. The ghostly echo on Elvis Presley's voice. More than 60 years after these early recordings, the studio is still making music the old-fashioned way.


Sit Next To Rosa Parks At The National Civil Rights Museum

Friday, April 04, 2014

The Memphis, Tenn., landmark reopens after a $28 million renovation aimed at engaging younger generations. The new exhibits immerse visitors in major chapters of the movement.