Historical Perspectives

What I Thought I Knew

January 8, 2020 Mark Scott 0

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES By Mark Scott Memphis, I need to talk. Because after 32 years as a high school teacher in Memphis I thought I knew most, if not all, of what I needed to teach in my history […]

Witnesses To History

“CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS STRIKE”

March 16, 2018 Mark Fleischer 0

March to Mace: The Sanitation Strike before Martin Luther King Jr.’s invitation to Memphis, and a look at Memphis newspaper coverage of the first few weeks of the historic 1968 sanitation workers strike. “CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS […]