The UTC Black History Month kickoff event and Taste of Black Chattanooga took place Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the University Center Chattanooga Room.
Every February, the achievements and history of African Americans are recognized and commemorated as part of Black History Month.
UTC’s celebration will begin with a kickoff celebration on Feb. 1.
Local food vendors offer a Taste of Black Chattanooga.
Looking at accomplishments and planning for the future.
Events cover a broad range of areas are scheduled for February.
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.
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…
Movies, discussions and and conversations start Monday, Feb. 1.
Tribute to black activist Fannie Lou Hamer performed Tuesday by the playwright.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org The history Viola Ellison, Lela Evans, Opal…