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Black History Month Daily Fact: Carter Godwin Woodson

Black History Month Daily Fact: Carter Godwin Woodson

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feauture Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Carter Godwin Woodson (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He was the son of former slaves, James and Eliza Riddle Woodson. His father helped Union soldiers...

Black History Month Daily Fact: Denmark Vesey

Black History Month Daily Fact: Denmark Vesey

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feature Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Denmark Vesey (1767 – July 2, 1822) was a literate, skilled carpenter and leader among African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina. He was harshly accused and convicted of being the ringleader of "the rising," a major potential slave revolt planned for the city in June 1822. He was later than execut...

Edgy, cool ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Edgy, cool ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Written by Sasha Conatser
February 12, 2017
Filed under Features

 by Sasha Conatser Valentine’s Day is speeding towards us. Being this year Valentine’s Day is on a Tuesday, what better thing to do than to celebrate early for the weekend. Single or not enjoy a few events that are going on around Tennessee for the special heart day. Valentine’s Day...

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