Rihanna Honors Dr. King, Shares Photos From Visit To Lorraine Motel In Memphis
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Rihanna attends Rihanna's 5th Annual Diamond Ball Benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Diamond Ball)
Rihanna posted photos from her trip to Memphis and her visit to the famous Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.
In the first photo, Rihanna is standing below the Lorraine Motel sign wearing sweatpants and a t-shirt. She captioned the photo, “finally found em’…. got cabin fever last summer and took a road trip to Memphis.”
In a second photo, Rihanna’s back is to the camera as she looks upon another neon Lorraine Motel sign. In the final photo, she’s seen pointing at the hotel room, number 309, where MLK Jr. stood before he was killed.
Rihanna encouraged her fans to make the trip to Memphis to visit the Lorraine Hotel and experience the hotel for themselves.
Have you visited the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis? What were your feelings when you visited?