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Black Alumni Voices

A virtual panel discussion featuring Black alumni from various graduation years and professional backgrounds took place as part of the UTC’s celebration of Black History Month.

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Taking a Chaunce: Daily posts recognize notable Blacks over the decades

Chauncey Figgures admits he is a history geek. Figgures, a junior in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Communication program, has long been interested in reading about the trailblazers in Black history. So he has taken the next step this month by turning what he has learned into short stories about historical figures on Facebook. “I want to do something cool for this year. Every day starting

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Discussions, films, networking events and more presented in Black History Month

Movies, discussions and and conversations start Monday, Feb. 1.

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One-woman show on Fannie Lou Hamer scheduled in the University Center Auditorium

Tribute to black activist Fannie Lou Hamer performed Tuesday by the playwright.

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1980 shooting of black women the focus of Feb. 20 event

If You Go What: —“Black Heroines for Justice: 1980s Terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga and the Women Who Stood Against Them” When: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 Where: Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Admission: Free Information: Tiffany Herron at yxm968@mocs.utc.du The history Viola Ellison, Lela Evans, Opal Jackson and Katherine Johnson were hit with shotgun pellets fired from a moving car

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