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Student exhibition examines Chattanooga’s role in the civil rights movement

To learn more Some of the students who curated “We Demand an End to Racism!”: The Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga also wrote blogposts on their research. They are on the UTC Library website at: When she first saw the photo of the nine little children all decked out in the white robes and pointed hats of the Ku Klux Klan, Cheyenne Pearson says she “almost fell out

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Live Listening Party kicks off Big Nine podcast series

UTC students have made a series of podcasts detailing the history and importance of the Big Nine area of Chattanooga, now known as ML King Boulevard.

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Walking History: Art on the Atlanta Beltline

Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, a scholar who for more than 20 years has studied the history and culture of African Americans throughout the Black Atlantic World. Whether in the classroom, museum or in the field, she has sought to document and teach the African-American odyssey through various mediums.

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What goes into a winning political campaign?

On Saturday, Feb. 23, UTC hosts speaker Dave Hickey, UTC alumnus, staffer to former Tennessee Gov. Ned Ray McWherter, former U.S. Rep. Marilyn Lloyd; and longtime political consultant and lobbyist.

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“What if I ran for public office?” Luncheon

This workshop provides an overview of what to consider in thinking of running for office (no commitment to run for office required).

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