Zandria Felice Robinson is an assistant professor of sociology at Rhodes College. She is the author of "This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South" and co-author, with Marcus Hunter, of "Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life". She blogs at New South Negress.
We also wasn’t really allowed to be mad about the death of King or what we had seen in that museum. The Museum—the motel where King was assassinated—now is the Black hole around which this constellation of white economies of new Memphis thrives.