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Black History Month


By Maya Scruggs // Contributing Writer | Photo by Anna Wolf // Flickr MTSU held the “Erasing the Stains of Colorism” discussion in the Student Union Building Tuesday night as part of their annual Black History Month celebration. Joshua Jackson, a junior majoring in theatre at MTSU, performed a one-man skit in which he played a …

When love crosses borders meeting

By Maya Scruggs // Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of Destinee Boyd Students gathered in the Media and Entertianment Building on Tuesday to have a panel discussion centered around interracial dating called “When Love Crosses Borders.” Leading the discussion were MTSU NAACP President Destinee Boyd, NAACP members Alexandria Davis, Eliza Ford and Malik Lennon and GOP member Tia Beasley, …

Straight Outta Compton

By Kali Hammon // Contributing Writer Correction: Selma will be shown in the Student Union Building at the Student Union Theater. The midnight showing of Friday will require an MTSU student ID, and patrons are allowed to bring one guest. To celebrate Black History Month, several movies will be shown on MTSU’s campus at varying times and locations. …

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 …