Leadership is a thing

Memphis, Tennessee, is the home of the National Civil Rights Museum. We visited the museum a couple of years ago, and spent two or three hours there learning about the civil-rights movement and the long struggle of African Americans to end institutionalized discrimination and achieve some measure of equality.

The layout of the museum—really, the layout of the experience of a visitor—is arresting. Rather than comprising a series of rooms that you might visit in turn, the main exhibit is laid out as a winding path across the floor of a large room—making a sort of high-walled maze—so as you walk you encounter the various displays ...

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