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Black History Month


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 …

MTSU’s Black History Month Committee started off the month with free cake and information on upcoming events that will be held throughout the rest of February today in the Student Union. “The cake cutting kicks it off. It lets people become aware that this month is Black History month and it brings us students together …

Photos by Nathaniel Thompson / Contributing Photographer  Story by Shorin Estell / Contributing Writer To be black and queer at a predominantly white institution, or PWI, is to feel like a violin in a marching band. To be black and queer at a PWI is to feel like a Dallas Cowboys fan sitting front row …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor | Managing Editor Stephen A. Smith, a sports journalist, radio host and TV personality, traveled to Murfreesboro for the first time to deliver the Black History Month keynote to nearly 800 people in MTSU’s Student Ballroom Wednesday night. Smith and Skip Bayless (Dallas Times Herald) go toe-to-toe daily on ESPN2, …