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Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines Archive In the face of social and political crossroads, thousands of young citizens have decided to make their voices heard in recent years. Between the Women’s Marches, the “MeToo” movement and the recent protests for stricter gun laws in America, a surplus of causes has been created by …

Photo and Video by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor and Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor  Black History Month was first proposed as an observance in 1970, and, since then, the annual celebration has changed the way that Americans view culture, history and other citizens. Like generations before them, MTSU students of all backgrounds celebrate …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer A Vanderbilt University professor and his Middle Tennessee State University counterpart educated an audience of honors students Monday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building on the relationship between racial inequalities in American health and the presentation of race and racial empowerment in American culture …

Photo by Meagan White / Sidelines Archive  As Martin Luther King Jr. Day arrives, men and women across the United States reflect on the life and legacy that the civil rights titan left behind. Although King died 50 years ago, the words he spoke still echo throughout cities, towns and college campuses. MTSU President Sidney …

Photo courtesy of IMDB  Story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University Africana Studies program hosted a screening and panel for the movie, “Get Out,” on Wednesday in the Student Union Building. Louis Woods, an associate professor in history and director of the Africana Studies program, and Michelle Stevens, an MTSU Africana …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Award-winning author and historian Anne Hyde presented a lecture in the Business and Aerospace Building at Middle Tennessee State University Tuesday evening. Students and faculty gathered to listen to Hyde discuss the historical reality of the treatment and lives of “half-breed” Native Americans during the 19th …