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Photos and story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Local unity organization Murfreesboro Loves held a one-year anniversary celebration Sunday on the Murfreesboro Public Square in honor of the organization’s founding and the community’s willingness to fight against hate. On Oct. 28, 2017, the Murfreesboro community joined together to stand against hate groups that had …

Photo by Megan Cole / MTSU Sidelines Representatives of the MTSU James E. Walker Library have set out special cases that will display recent history and organizations in the Murfreesboro community, beginning with unity organization Murfreesboro Loves. Clay Trainum, the external relations specialist for the library, led the project of revamping the display cases. After …

Video by Nigel Shelly / Contributing Writer Photos and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer  Murfreesboro Loves, a local unity organization, hosted the “DACA Dreamers Rally” on the Murfreesboro Public Square on Saturday. The rally was held in support of the men and women that are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines Story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer The organization “Murfreesboro Loves” created a campaign to encourage citizens of Murfreesboro to shop from businesses on the City Square on Friday and Saturday to help make up for the profits lost due to the “White Lives Matter” rally scheduled on the …

Photos and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Loves, a group that was founded just over two weeks ago, organized marches and counter-protests across Murfreesboro in reaction to the white nationalist rallies being held in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. The group gathered at Barfield Crescent Park, and then marches were held in different …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Loves “Murfreesboro Loves” is a progressive coalition of organizations promoting community engagement activities in response to the announcement of the “White Lives Matter” rally in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. Members from extremist groups, including the Traditionalist Worker Party, National Socialist Movement, League of the South and Vanguard America, are expected …