The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature celebrated Black History Month in the Hodges Library Commons on Friday, Feb. 24.
In honor of Black History Month, the Knox County Public Library book club hosted a book discussion on Jeff Hobbs’ book,”The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League,” at the East Tennessee History Center auditorium on Feb. 22.
In another celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Williams addressed the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration for the black community covered in the documentary “13th.”
In celebration of Black History Month, the Islamic Community highlighted African American Muslims’ role in the Civil Rights Movement.
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante discussed current race and education issues in his lecture on Nov. 1 at McClung Museum.