Xavier hosts director of Stax Records documentary
By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Community received a glimpse into the struggles and successes of Stax Records in an evening showing of the award-winning “Take Me to the River,” featuring guest appearances of the talent behind the film. The screening took place during the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement’s annual “Touching History” event on Nov. 3. The documentary follows three generations of Stax musicians as they recount the history of the Memphis-based record company. From competing with Detroit’s Motown generation and fighting against the racism of the 1960s, the group overcame the odds of discrimination and rose to … Continue reading Xavier hosts director of Stax Records documentary
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