Join us for the opening of “We Demand an End to Racism!”: The Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga, an exhibition 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. Student curators will participate in a panel discussion to discuss their process and themes, including integration in public schools and universities, youth activism, white opposition to the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Power through the lens of the Chattanooga community.

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. To learn more about the exhibition and the students’ interpretation read our Notes on an Exhibition series.

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

1 Comment » for Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion
  1. Jim Hill says:

    I think it would be better to have events like this later in the evening so that more interested citizens, who work, could attend.