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A Brief History of Memphis Music

No discussion about American music can be complete without a discussion about Memphis. Memphis is, hands-down, home to much of what we know as modern American music. Soul, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock ‘n’ roll, and other genres of music all have their roots in the city. Three specific landmarks exist in the city as a tribute […]

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See the historic Memphis Central Station in all its glory!

Memphis is full of historic landmarks, pavilions, and more. Many of these are still standing and structurally sound after many decades. The history of Memphis Central Station Railroads played an important role in the growth of Memphis, which has served as a commercial hub for years. The railroad transfer in Memphis was a key business transportation […]

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Issues and Innovators: The Way Forward

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of talking to several reporters about my favorite topic in the world…Memphis. It is a city with a complicated past, but a fascinating future. Memphis is a city of disruption—disruption of sectors, of social movements, and of culture. Memphis is also a phoenix. A fact I mentioned […]