Stories tagged “Tennessee”
A popular night class at the University of Memphis teaches adults how to — among other things — neutralize their drawls and y’alls. Instructor Michael Hall works on eliminating Southernisms and developing a clearer, more Midwestern speaking voice.
Men aboard a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ship talk about their recent experiences: de-facto segregation, racial slurs, and stark discrimination in hiring and promotion.
In this half-hour radio documentary, we make a pilgrimage to Memphis along with tens of thousands of Elvis Presley fans.