Blood at the Root: The Legacy of Race, Violence, and the Jena 6

Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau

Friday, March 11 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Natalie Haslam Music Building; Orchestra Room

Join us for a reception and panel discussion recounting the history of race and violence in Knoxville and the Jena 6.

Featured panelists:

  • Rev. Reneé Kesler (President, the Beck Cultural Exchange Center)
  • Shayla C. Nunnally Violette (Professor, Chair of the Africana Studies Program)
  • Dr. Darrell Kefentse (Lecturer, Africana Studies Program and Moderator)
  • Tracey Copeland Halter (Clarence Brown Theatre Blood at the Root director)

Limited attendance, please RSVP here.

To purchase a ticket to the performance of Blood at the Root following the panel please call the CBT Box Office at (865) 974-5161 and mention this event.

This is event is in collaboration with the Department of Africana Studies and part of UT Humanities Black Ecology Week.
For more information and other Black Ecologies Week Events click here.