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Black History Month


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 …

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 …