Civil Rights Paper

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Barron Rogers
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Civil Right Museum
As I look back on my experience at the Civil Rights museum, I would say that it would be one that I will never forget. Before I made that trip to the museum, I was trying to replay many of the things that I remember from visiting the museum as a younger boy. The only thing that came to my mind was the part about the white and colored people being in the restaurant and colored people were not allow to sit in the restaurant. This made me feel sad for the colored who had to experience getting beaten to death by white people; because they want to just get something to eat like the whites.
My expectation of the museum before going and seeing the different exhibit was different. I thought to myself that I would be very emotional and not be able to continue the tour. The things that I was planning to see at the museum was the restaurant that the colors was abandon from going into. Pictures of many different civil right leaders, slaves, and learn the history of each of the individuals. I also was told by individuals that the museum had been remodel and a lot of new items had been added. So I was thinking to myself, I wondered what they have done differently.
On November 1, 2014 is the day I made the drive to the Civil Rights Museum. I was very anxious to get to the museum to see what has been done to it. As I was approaching the Lorraine Motel, I notice that a lot of people were taking pictures of the cars and the reef that sit on the balcony. This was the place that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murder. On the outside of this exhibit was a video showing the history of the march that King lead about. Also it stated in the video that King arrive in Memphis on March the 18 and promise the people that he would return to Memphis and hold a protest. The vintage cars in the parking lot represent the…...

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