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April 2008

In This Issue

Backtalk

Price Points

What makes a bottle worth the extra money?

31 Hours, 28 Minutes

A timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's last hours in Memphis

Full Circle?

Reign Check

The year Cotton Carnival took a backseat to tragedy

Current Events

Quality cuisine in a riverside setting makes for a winning combination

Shelf Life

The Crucible

The National Civil Rights Museum: from scarred to sacred ground

Filo Chicken Rolls

This big Greek recipe is courtesy of Angelo D. Liollo Jim's Place

The Strike Zone

Backlash

Tired of "playing by the rules," the invaders- Memphis' version of the Black Panthers - adopted a more militant approach to the movement. But did it work?

Cover Story

Stax puts its spin on Motown. The result? Soul, man.

Minority Report

Poetically Speaking

Beth Ann Fennelly: in Oxford, for good.

Getting Ahead

News Bites

The Lions in Winter

Ten Civil Rights pioneers take us back to the dark days of April 1968.

Staff Pick: The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War

The Uncertainty of Hope

Johnnie Turner

Martin Luther King: The Man, The Mountaintop