News In the Midst Of A National Crisis, Memphis’ Stax Museum Looks To Provide “Opportunity & Empowerment” Once More

Stax Museum executive director Jeff Kollath and his colleagues are taking this slower-than-usual season to reflect on their mission: to share the music of Stax and highlight the people, causes and communities that brought soul music into being.’s Hilary Hughes recently spoke with Kollath about history of the label, and how the curation of it is anchored in a broader conversation about what was happening in the country, and popular culture, at the time.