Hidden History: Beale Street

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It’s one of the most famous entertainment streets in America, bringing Memphis’ blues and world famous barbecue to the masses.

Beale Street began more than 100 years ago, as a neighborhood full of homes, businesses, and one of the few places African Americans could shop in the Jim Crow South.

John Paul takes us behind the music with a look at Beale Street’s beginning and its important role in black history through the decades.

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