There's a party at Delray's, an underground black Rock and Roll bar in 1950s Memphis ("Underground"). Huey Calhoun, a white man, arrives on the scene. The regulars begin to leave, but Huey convinces them to stay, claiming he is there for the music ("The Music of My Soul"). Later, Huey is about to be fired from his job as a stock boy at a local department store, but he makes a deal with the owner, if he can sell 5 records by playing them over the speakers, he can have a sales job. Huey plays a rock & roll hit ("Scratch My Itch"). He sells 29 records in five minutes, but the store owner fires him anyway, incensed at the type of music being played.
According to legend related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaohMenes. Capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it remained an important city throughout ancient Mediterranean history. It occupied a strategic position at the mouth of the Nile delta, and was home to feverish activity. Its principal port, Peru-nefer, harboured a high density of workshops, factories, and warehouses that distributed food and merchandise throughout the ancient kingdom. During its golden age, Memphis thrived as a regional centre for commerce, trade, and religion.
Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the patron of craftsmen. Its great temple, Hut-ka-Ptah (meaning "Enclosure of the ka of Ptah"), was one of the most prominent structures in the city. The name of this temple, rendered in Greek as Aί γυ πτoς (Ai-gy-ptos) by the historian Manetho, is believed to be the etymological origin of the modern English name Egypt.
One of the five former Memphis police officers accused of murdering TyreNichols allegedly beat up an inmate nearly eight years ago, according to his victim, who told The Post on Saturday, “That could have been me.” ... Former Memphis PoliceOfficerDemetrius Haley was accused in a lawsuit of beating up an inmate.
US PresidentJoe Biden says Nichols video left him ‘outraged and deeply pained’ Former Memphis officers arrested on murder charges in death of Tyre Nichols Joe Biden urges peaceful protests in Memphis over Tyre Nichols' death after police beating ... Memphis police officers on Jan.
Memphis police officers stop Nichols, 29 ... Memphis police claimed in a statement that officers tried to stop a man for reckless driving on 7 January and he was brought to hospital in critical condition following two confrontations ... Memphis police officers charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tyre Nichols.
Hill praised the swift firing of the five Memphis police officers, saying, “We’ve never seen a police director and a mayor and a city council side with a victim in such a swift way.” ... The death of Nichols remains under investigation and has led to the firing, arrests and indictments of five Memphis police officers.
27, 2023, by the City of Memphis, shows police officers talking after a brutal attack on TyreNichols by five Memphis police officers on Jan ... 27, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn., as ... Five Memphis police officers have since been charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.
Five Memphis officers, who are all Black, were charged with second-degree murder in the beating of Nichols, who died in hospital on Jan ...Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, lays against a police car after being beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on Jan.
A MemphisPolice Department unit assigned to lower crime through saturation patrolling of high-crime areas has been permanently deactivated, police said Saturday, an apparent answer to calls from civil rights attorneys representing the family of a man who was beaten by officers and later died.
A confrontation ensues, and he is brutally beaten by five Memphis police officers in an encounter that is recorded by police body cameras ... 10. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the man involved in the altercation with Memphis officers has "succumbed to his injuries" and identifies him as 29-year-old Tyre D.
Video of TyreNichols ‘living his best life’ goes viral after he’s fatally beaten by Memphis cops. Anyone who watched the video of Memphis cops fatally beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols had to be horrified at the senseless brutality of officers sworn to uphold the law ...City of Memphis ... City of Memphis ... City of Memphis ... City of Memphis.
The five former Memphis police officers have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in the arrest and death of TyreNichols... The image from video released on Friday shows Tyre Nichols during a brutal attack by five Memphis police officers.
The specialized police unit that included the five Memphis officers charged with the fatal beating of TyreNichols was disbanded on Saturday as more protests took place in U.S ... was pulled over while driving during a traffic stop by Memphis police officers, in New York, U.S., Jan.
At least two out of of five Memphis police officers charged with murder in the fatal beatdown of TyreNichols joined the force after the department relaxed its hiring requirements ... Tyre Nichols was beaten by five Memphis police officers on January 7, and died three days later in the hospital.DEANDRE NICHOLS via REUTERS.
Cerelyn “CJ” Davis, the Memphis police ... In a press statement, Smiley also called for the firing of a sixth Memphis police officer who had been on the scene of the Nichols beating, saying the officer had used a Taser on Nichols and “compelled the other officers to stomp him.”.
The five disgraced former MemphisPolice Department officers have been fired and charged with murder and other crimes in Nichols’ death three days after the arrest ... A Memphis police spokeswoman declined to comment on the role played by other officers who showed up at the scene.