Nebraska Wesleyan University was closed for Martin Luther King Day. But January 18 was most certainly a workday for one NWU alumna. In fact, it’s her biggest workday of the year.
Tracy Lauritzen Wright (’93) is director of museum partnerships and compliance at the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) in Memphis, Tenn. The museum occupies the Lorraine Motel, where King was assassinated on the evening of April 4, 1968. His room, 306, is preserved, and a wreath hangs on the balcony where he last stood.