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Black History Month


Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Kevin Greene, the great-great-grandson of famed African-American social reformer Frederick Douglass, hosted a round-table discussion on campus Thursday about the Douglass family lineage and his role in teaching the legacy of Frederick Douglass throughout his own life. Greene was the keynote speaker at the 22nd annual Unity …

Photo and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer The MTSU Black History Unity Luncheon Committee and Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center hosted faculty, students and honorees at the 22nd annual Unity Luncheon on Thursday. Held in the Student Union Ballroom, the MTSU community honored five people and invited the great-great-grandson of abolitionist and social …

Photo courtesy of IMDB Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer It’s Black History Month, which explains the celebratory local events taking place throughout February. However, another way to celebrate black excellence is by sitting back and watching its portrayal on the big screen. If that interests you, here are 10 movies that you have …

Updated on February 13, 2018, at 2:10 p.m. to include MTSU President Sidney McPhee’s statement. Photo courtesy of MTSU Black Student Union / Twitter Fliers from Vanguard America, an identified hate and white nationalist group, were found on campus just weeks after a sticker from the same organization was found on an MTSU Black History Month event …

Photo courtesy of IMDB When I think back to elementary school, I remember Black History Month revolving around Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and learning how bad slavery was. That’s it. Even throughout middle and high school, there wasn’t a ton of shared information on the topic. The school system taught me the basics about …

Photo courtesy of Deja Pope / Facebook  A sticker for Vanguard America, a known white nationalist and neo-Nazi group, was found attached to a Black History Month event poster on the MTSU campus Friday. The sticker, which depicted a mother and child and read, “Protect White Families,” was removed by Deja Pope, an MTSU senior. …