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Murfreesboro was much different in the 1960's
Murfreesboro was much different in the 1960's

Murfreesboro was in a much different place socially in the 1960's. Current Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Madelyn Scales-Harris remembers when her father was elected as the first African American to the Murfreesboro City Council.

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Friends of Stones River National Battlefield use Grant to Remember African American History
Friends of Stones River National Battlefield use Grant to Remember African American History

The Friends of Stones River National Battlefield have been awarded the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) "Every Day Event" Grant for 2016.

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Protest to be held on Murfreesboro square Saturday evening directed at ending violence against African Americans
Protest to be held on Murfreesboro square Saturday evening directed at ending violence against African Americans

Update: A protest will take place on the streets of downtown Murfreesboro Saturday evening around the Rutherford County Courthouse...

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MTSU Graduate Introduced President Obama at DC Function
MTSU Graduate Introduced President Obama at DC Function

Joshua Crutchfield made some personal history recently when he traveled to the nation’s capital to introduce President Barack Obama at a gathering of grass-roots organizations.

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Tennessee Health Department reports that blacks 9 times more likely than whites to have HIV infections
Tennessee Health Department reports that blacks 9 times more likely than whites to have HIV infections
“Of all racial and ethnic groups, African Americans continue to face the most severe burden of HIV/AIDS in Tennessee and the nation.
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