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Savages & Princesses exhibit opening event

Museum Center at 5ive Points 200 Inman St SE, Cleveland, United States

Join the Museum Center for a reception to open a traveling exhibit, Savages & Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes. Enjoy a discussion panel moderated by Dr. Rondall Reynoso with artists featured in the exhibit: Heidi Bigknife, Micah Wesley, Hoka Shenandore, and Karin Walkingstick. The event begins at 6:30, the panel at 7:00pm. For more…

Mary Leuana Christensen: Cherokee Author

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

Join the Global Education Center for an evening of reading and discussion with Cherokee poet and author, Mary Leuana Christensen. The event is part of the "Three Roots of Appalachia: Indigenous, Black, Scot-Irish" program series, partially funded by Humanities Tennessee. Visit the Global Ed website for more information.

Voices & Votes: Democracy in America

Tom & OE Stigall Museum, Humboldt

The Tennessee tour of “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” launched in Clinton at the Green McAdoo Cultural Center and is now concluding at the Tom & O.E. Stigall Museum in Humboldt. TN. The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) traveling exhibit examines the nearly 250-year-old American experiment of a government “of, by and for the people,” and…

TN 101 The History of Music: Lucy’s Record Shop & Community

Join the TN Historical Society for a virtual discussion of the stories and significance or Lucy's Record Shop and independent shops overall with Mary Mancini.Info and registration coming soo to: Tennessee 101: The History of Tennessee Music - Tennessee Historical Society (tennesseehistory.org)The event is part of the Tennessee 101: History of Music series, funded, in…

Stories of the Past, Photographs of the Present: Living Legacies of the Lee-Buckner Rosenwald School

The Franklin Theater 419 Main Street, Franklin, United States

Join the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County at the Franklin Theater for an exhibit highlighting oral histories of the alumni of a local Rosenwald school--one of those created across the rural south in the early 20th century through desegregation to educate black children. Activities include an exhibition viewing and a moderated roundtable discussion with local,…

We Will Speak: Film Screening/Discussion

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

Join the Global Education Center for a screening of We Will Speak, an award-winning film exploring Cherokee language preservation, and a discussion with the filmmaker. The event is part of the "Three Roots of Appalachia: Indigenous, Black, Scot-Irish" program series, partially funded by Humanities Tennessee. Visit the Global Ed website for more information.

Community Author Experience Project

The Kelcurt Foundation concludes its inaugural Community Author series with school visits by author Rita Mae Hubbard. Ms. Hubbard will visit students for reading discussions at the following elementary schools in north Hamilton County: Soddy-Daisy, Allen, Big Ridge, North Hamilton and McConnell. Humanities Tennessee provided partial support for the author series, which occurred over nine…

“How to Sue the Klan” film screening

Walker Theater 399 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, United States

Civil Productions is pleased to announce the premiere of its documentary, How to Sue the Klan, which chronicles an historic event from 1980 Chattanooga involving Klan violence and the five women who sued them in civil court. Humanities Tennessee provided partial support for the production of this film.

TN 101 The History of Music: Black Country Music – Listening for Revolution

Join the TN Historical Society for a virtual discussion of the roots and significance of Black country music with Dr. Francesca Royster. Info and registration coming soon to: Tennessee 101: The History of Tennessee Music - Tennessee Historical Society (tennesseehistory.org) The event is part of the Tennessee 101: History of Music series, funded, in part,…

People of Wessyngton after 1865

Robertson County History Museum 124 6th Ave, Springfield, United States

Join the Robertson County History Museum in welcoming John Baker Jr., for a discussion of based on the newly expanded Wessyngton exhibit expansion focusing on the stories of those formerly enslaved at the plantation. Humanities Tennessee provided partial support for the exhibit expansion through an Opportunity Grant.

“Coal Black Voices” film screening & discussion with Frank X. Walker

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave #3, Nashville, TN 37209, USA

Join the Global Ed Center for a screening of the documentary, Coal Black Voices, followed by a reading and discussion with author Frank X. Walker. For more information, visit: http://www.globaleducationcenter.org/ The event is part of a series, Three Roots of Appalachia, partially funded by Humanities Tennessee.

Stories from Black Traditions

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

Join the Global Ed Center at Howard Congregational Church for an event featuring author Frank X. Walker reading from "A is for Affrilachia" and storytelling from the Graceful Soul Storyweavers, Tasneem Grace and Jack E Grace. For more information, visit: http://www.globaleducationcenter.org/ This event is one of the Three Roots of Appalachia series, partially supported by Humanities…