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“King Iron” Exhibit

Black History Museum of Warren County 203 W. Main Street, Suite 13, McMinnVille, United States

Created by the Tennessee African-American Historical Group, this new travelling exhibit examines the little known story of enslaved iron workers in the Volunteer State. Well researched and curated, "King Iron" seeks to further our understanding of pre-Civil War Tennessee through the lens of industrial slavery and its regional impact. The exhibit is currently featured at…

TN Writers | TN Stories: Sara Koffi

Tennessee State Museum, 1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA

Parasite meets Such a Fun Age in a scorching debut that is as heartbreaking as it is thrilling, examining the intersection of race, class, and female friendship, and the devastating consequences of everyday actions. After her best friend’s mysterious death, Elizabeth Smith’s picture-perfect life in the Memphis suburbs has spiraled out of control—so much so that she hires a…

TN Writers | TN Stories: Katie Seigenthaler (editor), Amy Frogge (editor), and Rachel Hester, Charles Strobel – The Kingdom of the Poor: My Journey Home (Vanderbilt University Press) in conversation with Kay West

Tennessee State Museum, 1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA

As Charles Strobel, beloved Nashville priest and advocate for the unhoused, reached the end of his life in 2023, he began to contemplate the last message he wanted to leave for his family, friends, and community. With the help of his niece, Katie Seigenthaler, and his colleague, Amy Frogge, Charlie began to dictate The Kingdom of…