Howard High School students protesting at the S. H. Kress department store in Downtown Chattanooga in February 1960.

Authored by students in Professor Eckelmann Berghel’s Modern Civil Rights Struggle class in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Department of History in Fall 2018, this exhibit explores the integration in the public schools and UTC, youth activism, Black Power, and white opposition in Chattanooga during the Civil Rights Movement.

Location: George Connor Special Collections Reading Room, LIB 439

Dates: February 1, 2019 – August 10, 2019

Read our Notes on an Exhibition for more details about Chattanooga’s Civil Rights legacy.

Join us for the opening of “We Demand an End to Racism!”: The Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga, during which student curators will participate in a panel discussion to discuss their process and themes.

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Time: 3:05 PM to 4:20 PM

Location: UTC Library, Southern Writers Room (LIB 440)

This event is open to the public and light refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Department of History.

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