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Black History Month


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 …

Photo by Alexis House / Contributing Photographer Story by Shorin Estell / Contributing Writer and Marissa Gaston / Lifestyles Editor Students and community members packed in the Student Union ballroom Friday night for MTSU’s first annual Black History Month fashion show, “Color of the Runway,” which was completely conceptualized and organized by a team of students headed …

Photo and Story by Zachery Wright / Contributing Writer MTSU’s Black History Month Committee hosted a student discussion on the second floor of the Student Union Building today with the purpose of exploring questions about black history. Malik Lennon, the president of the MTSU NAACP student chapter, opened the discussion with questions and encouraged people …

Photo Courtesy of BréYhana Johnson Story by Marissa Gaston / Lifestyles Editor Friday Feb. 3 marks the first-ever Black History Month fashion show on MTSU’s campus, “Color of the Runway.” Completely organized by a committee of student volunteers, the show will be an exhibition of decades of fashion that inspired African-American styles and cultures of today. If …