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Black History Month


Photo courtesy of Tennessee State Museum’s Facebook page Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Tennessee State Museum hosted a free screening of the sports documentary, “Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles,” Saturday afternoon. The museum’s theater was a bustling, diverse room of all ages, races and genders. Both former and current Tennessee State University …

Photos and Story by Amber Centinel / Contributing Writer With the arrival of Black History Month, students, faculty and family rejoiced in a night celebrating African American fashion and culture during the Color of the Runway Fashion Show at the Student Union Ballroom on Friday. The event, sponsored by the Black Student Union and NAACP, …

Photos and story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer MTSU students, faculty and guest speakers discussed the university’s 2019 Black History Month theme, the “Black Migration,” in a passionate, roundtable-style discussion on Tuesday. Students joined panelists Derek Greenfield, Francis Henderson, Claudell Huges, Yvana McDonald and Breia McCray, as well as moderator Curtis Johnson Tuesday night …

Photos courtesy of The Nashville Black Market / Facebook  Story by Taylor Blanch / Contributing Writer On Saturday, The Nashville Black Market kicked off Black History Month by hosting an event in North Nashville. The annual affair, which is family friendly and free to the public, was created specifically to help local black business owners get …

Photo courtesy of Library of Congress While millions of Americans celebrate Black History Month every year, many would say that they have no idea how the observance began or who helped to push African-American history to the forefront of thousands of minds in February. According to MTSU Africana Studies Director Louis Woods, the history of …

Photo and story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer Eric Thomas provided MTSU’s 2018 Black History Month keynote speech Monday night in the Student Union Ballroom with the hopes of motivating students and faculty. Thomas started motivational speaking in 2007 and became known as a prominent author and minister throughout the years. He created a …