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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Memphis Diaries – Day 2

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We woke up to one of the hottest days we’d experience this week – 35 degrees with 70% humidity (which makes it feel like it’s well into the 40s). In Cape Town the common small talk that happens seems to start with “Strange weather we’re having hey?!”. We learned in Memphis it’s “Hot enough for ya?”.

The National Civil Rights Museum

The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis exhibits trace the history of the civil rights movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel, which was the site of the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. We sat down Ryan Jones – the Associate Curator & Historian at the National Civil Rights Museum.

Phil de Lange
Phil de Lange
Phil de Lange is the producer of the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast show and has been with Smile 90.4FM since it's inception in 2013. Through his work on the breakfast show he has won two national radio awards. He has been in broadcasting for 15 years and has honed his talent at 6 different radio stations. Outside of radio he is also a podcast producer and award winning stand-up comedian.

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