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Black History Month


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. …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer Laila Ali, daughter of the late Muhammed Ali, spoke in the James Union Building Wednesday as a part of a dual keynote address for Black History Month and Women’s History Month. Laila shared her life story with a loaded repertoire of being an undefeated professional women’s boxer, a …

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Story by Barbara Sherman / Contributing Writer Black History Month may be winding down, but we’ve got 10 empowering songs that will keep you in the spirit throughout your Monday and the rest of the year.  These songs not only reflect black history in a positive light, but also recount the struggle and motivation …

Photo and Story by Alexis Marshall / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University chapter of the NAACP hosted their second annual Heritage Showcase at the Tom H. Jackson building Monday night. The evening celebrated African American culture through artistic expression, performance and food. The event opened with a musical performance from Freshman Melanie Wilson …