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Black History Month


Story by Kaleah Wooten / Contributing Writer Photos by MT SPARE “Music Mondays” is one of the many opportunities for Middle Tennessee State University students to break up the humdrum of the pandemic. Every Monday, MT Spare and Match Records bring a new local artist to the KUC Theater stage, where students can kick back …

Story by Sara Roesch / Contributing Writer Cover photo via Barack Obama’s Twitter After a trialing year in 2020, it is as important as ever to recognize and honor the annual celebration of Black History month. The roots of Black History month began in 1915 when Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard doctoral graduate, was inspired by a …

Photo Courtesy of Variety Story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer If you know the story of Harriet Tubman and how she became one of the greatest figures in American history, then odds are you’ll be able to follow along this biographical film. Harriet Tubman, born Araminta “Minty” Ross (played by Cynthia Erivo) is a courageous, headstrong …

Story by Megan Tracy / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University On Thursday afternoon, Middle Tennessee State University honored eight former Raider athletes with a public forum discussion panel before being honored during that night’s basketball game. Jerry Singleton, Art Polk, Lonnell Poole, Terry Scott, J.W. Harper, Raymond “Ray” Bonner, Ed Miller …

Photos and story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer The Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center hosted their “Black History: Past, Present, and Future” Black History event on Saturday to kick off the annual nationally-recognized Black History month. Before it was a museum, Bradley Academy was established in 1811 as the first school in Rutherford County. The …

Photos and Story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer The second annual Showtime at the Apollo took place at the MTSU Student Union Building on Monday, with much fanfare and excitement. This talent show-styled event debuted a year ago in honor of the legendary television show, “Showtime at the Apollo.” The original show stands as …