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Black History Month


Story and photos by Wendy Keough | Contributing Writer Dr. Jacqueline “Jackie” Walters discussed and related her experiences as a Black woman for this year’s National Black History Month theme of health and wellness and the National Women’s History Month theme of healing and hope this Monday at Middle Tennessee State University.  Dr. Walters is an …

Story and photos by Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer Bishop Anne Henning Byfield, an author, leader, and activist, spoke at Middle Tennessee State University as one of the last featured speakers for Black History Month festivities. Byfield serves as the bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 16th Episcopal District, which covers Kentucky and Tennessee. Byfield comes …

From left to right: Makayla Stovall, Desmond Mcclendon, and Arlene Dusabe Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor Photos by Darwin Alberto | Photographer ‘Color the Runway‘ returns for a fifth year at Middle Tennessee State University. Beginning in 2017, “Color the Runway” is meant to showcase Black culture, fashion, and music. It is held …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer Healthcare disparity continues to be a problem in the African American community. As a result, these issues were discussed by a panel of medical experts on Monday night as part of Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration.   “If you look at life expectancy for race,” said …

Story by Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer Photos by Bill Lickman | Photographer for Sidelines Comedian D.L. Hughley visited Middle Tennessee State University campus in honor of Black History Month. The State Farm Lecture Hall in the Business and Aerospace Building was filled with excited students, faculty, and other attendees anxiously awaiting the “King of Comedy.”   …

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 …