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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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A list of events for Black History Month

UTC Night at Hamilton Skate Place When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 Where: Hamilton Skate Place, 7414 Goodwin Road. What: Enjoy a night of skating, music, and games with fellow UTC students.   Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels   When: 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28 Where: UC Chattanooga Rooms A, B, & C, University Center What: Traveling museum showcases a collection of art, collectibles and memorabilia from the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Africa and Europe.   Black History

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Calendar is filled with events over the next several weeks

City of Chattanooga MLK Day of Service Kickoff Date: Monday, Jan. 21 When: 8 a.m. Where: McClellan Gym Sponsors: UTC Office of Multicultural Affairs and City of Chattanooga Office of Multicultural Affairs Description: Service projects throughout Chattanooga with community volunteers to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   UTC MLK Day 2019 Date: Friday, Jan. 25 When: 10:30 a.m. Where: University Center Auditorium Sponsor: UTC Office

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Executive Vice Chancellor honored as ‘African American Legend’

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Ramona Brant speaks at UTC

Brant was granted clemency by President Barack Obama after serving 21 years in prison for a crime committed by the father of her children.

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