Dr. Herman Gray gave a lecture in McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee on 20th century television broadcasting and African American coverage.
Bree Newsome reflected on her role in removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s Capitol in 2015. She addressed the gravity of symbolism in society, calling the flag emblematic of slavery, Jim Crow laws and racial terror.
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.