Nestled in New Market, Tennessee is a place that played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement nationwide.
Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook came full circle Friday night as he was honored at the University of Tennessee’s diversity banquet.
A man who helped pave the way for African-American marines in the United States military lives in Nashville.
We’re continuing our celebration of Black History Month and the impact African-Americans have had on East Tennessee.
It’s one of the most famous entertainment streets in America, bringing Memphis’ blues and world famous barbecue to the masses, but Beale Str…
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be honoring African-American history with a photography exhibition.
Musicians celebrated Black History Month Thursday night at the University of Tennessee with a musical tour through African-American history.
For Black History Month, WATE 6 On Your Side explores some of the stories you may not have heard throughout Tennessee.
This month we celebrate Black History Month by taking a look at the contributions of African-Americans in East Tennessee.
More than one thousands Memphis sanitation workers stood-up by walking out in February 1968. Two men who were there remember it well.
Across the nation, communities are celebrating Black History Month and recognizing the achievements and contributions of African-Americans.
Thousands of people across the country will pay homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr., marking the 31st anniversary of the federal holiday…
People in Knoxville spent the holiday weekend remembering Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. nearly five decades after his death…
A look at American voting rights from the Articles of the Confederation to the Motor Voter Act of 1993.
The first African-American, all-female flight crew was honored Thursday in a “First in Flight” luncheon after they made history in 2009.