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Black History Month


Photo Courtesy of Variety Story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer If you know the story of Harriet Tubman and how she became one of the greatest figures in American history, then odds are you’ll be able to follow along this biographical film. Harriet Tubman, born Araminta “Minty” Ross (played by Cynthia Erivo) is a courageous, headstrong …

Story by Megan Tracy / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University On Thursday afternoon, Middle Tennessee State University honored eight former Raider athletes with a public forum discussion panel before being honored during that night’s basketball game. Jerry Singleton, Art Polk, Lonnell Poole, Terry Scott, J.W. Harper, Raymond “Ray” Bonner, Ed Miller …

Photos and story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer The Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center hosted their “Black History: Past, Present, and Future” Black History event on Saturday to kick off the annual nationally-recognized Black History month. Before it was a museum, Bradley Academy was established in 1811 as the first school in Rutherford County. The …

Photos and Story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer The second annual Showtime at the Apollo took place at the MTSU Student Union Building on Monday, with much fanfare and excitement. This talent show-styled event debuted a year ago in honor of the legendary television show, “Showtime at the Apollo.” The original show stands as …

Photos and Story by Seth Whitehead/ Contributing Writer Two virtual displays in the MTSU Walker Library’s Makerspace are celebrating Black History Month by educating users about the civil rights movement and telling of the accomplishments of MTSU track and field coach Dean Hayes. The Makerspace is an area on the second floor of the library …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Rosephanye Powell is a living legend among composers of choral music. She is currently a Charles W. Barkley endowed professor and professor of voice at Auburn University. Powell not only conducted the MTSU Women’s Chorale Invitational event at MTSU Thursday night, which was held to commemorate …