Members of a protest group associated with the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement attended the Knoxville City Council meeting on Tuesday to protest the Magnolia Avenue Corridor Plan.
Don Frieson, an alumnus of the University of Tennessee and executive vice president of operations at Sam’s Club, told listeners to embrace diversity while speaking in the College of Communication & Information Scripps Lab on Thursday night.
UT’s McClung Museum was packed with students ready to hear Dr. Umar Johnson’s lecture, The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Africa for the African’s Movement, on Wednesday. The clinical psychologist, educator and political scientist called on all African Americans to take pride in their race as part of the Pan-Africanism movement.
The Knox County Board of Education un-unanimously rejected the Cultural Competency Training (CCT), a cultural competency resolution, on Wednesday.
Dan Terpstra, retired UT senior scientist, advocated for a social tipping point he believes is necessary to end the climate crisis during the Friends of the Library’s monthly series Books Sandwiched In.
McClung Museum curator Joan Markel discusses white male landowners, African Americans and women during the Civil War in her lecture featured in the Civil War lecture series.