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Stuff - New Zealand August 2017

Generally seen as a pilgrimage site for Elvis diehards, Memphis is also a key site on the US civil rights trail. Martin Luther King jnr was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel, and the National Civil Rights museum has been built opposite the motel. The exhibits are extensive, both on King's struggle and those of other civil rights leaders, and there's no beating about the bush about the impact on American life, past and present. See civilrightsmuseum.org  - David Whitely

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