E-BAILEY 

E-BAILEY

Judge D'Army Bailey hoped to use online auction juggernaut eBay to sell the bathtub James Earl Ray stood in while gunning down civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. According to AP reporter Woody Baird, Bailey received an e-mail from eBay claiming that it was against company policy to list items that "graphically portray violence or victims of violence, and lacks substantial social, artistic, or political value." [E]bay can list socially substantial, artistically relevant, and politically invaluable artifacts such as item #6310373859.

Plante: How It Looks

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

News Blog

Russell Named New Commercial Appeal Editor

Politics Beat Blog

5 Attorneys File for Circuit Court Vacancy

News Blog

Memphians Rally for 'Health Care, not Wealth Care'

News Blog

Memphis Pets of the Week (June 29-July 5)

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Love Cat Videos? Kedi Is The Movie For You

News Blog

Lyft: Memphis Home to Generous Tippers

News Blog

Arkansas Will Accept Marijuana Applications Friday

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation