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Black History Month


MTSU will be hosting a series of events throughout February in observance of Black History Month. The theme of this year’s Black History Month is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.” The events will center on the heritage of the African American community with movies, speakers and more. This year’s Black History Month Featured …

Actor and author Hill Harper spoke in the Student Union Ballroom Wednesday night as MTSU’s Black History Month keynote speaker. Harper, who starred in CBS’s CSI: NY and USA Network’s Covert Affairs, came off as charismatic, smart, funny and extremely wise. His message was potent and deep, yet light with some well-timed humor and crowd involvement. …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Actor and bestselling author Hill Harper will be the keynote speaker for Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration. Harper is scheduled to speak Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom on the university’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Harper is best known for …

By Jamie A. Cooley// Staff Writer The documentary Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice: Preserving the Gift of Black Sacred Music was shown in the Student Union Theater to kick off MTSU’s 2015 Black History Month. The film is based around the roots of African-Americans’ ancestral past and learning to preserve the customs and traditions of African slaves …