Thursday, November 23, 2006

Hey, Memphis is Integrated! Holy Crap!

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 4:00 AM

"I was in Tennessee yesterday, scene of this year's most racially-charged Senate race. I got the holiday gluttony off to a roaring start with a stop at Interstate Barbecue in Memphis. It was my first time, and I now mourn all those lost years. If you ever get the chance, it's a must-stop. You can't go wrong with the pork ribs.

"The family that runs the joint has a little girl, the same age as my daughter, who was helping out for the holiday. ..."

You know where this is going, right? His li'l white daughter and the owner's li'l black daughter actually got along! In the South! And the restaurant was integrated! Read the rest of Talking Points Memo's David Kurtz's journey to enlightenment here.

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