“Starting from Memphis” is an hour long documentary exploring how historical and present day trauma and violence shape America’s African American community.
At its heart is 32 year old Kenon Walker, former chief docent at Memphis’ National Civil Rights Museum. Bright, engaging and authentic, Kenon is an American everyman: a trustworthy guide for exploring this difficult and divisive topic. . With him, we examine whether African Americans are a traumatically injured people that is highly susceptible to re-injury; and whether this concept, if true, suggests new directions for healing and socio-economic progress.