The Chattanooga Racial Justice biographical sketches series features short essays that highlight the civil rights efforts of people in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Works in this series were created as part of an open pedagogy assignment for Professor Eckelmann Berghel's HIST 3920: History of White Rage course in 2021 Spring at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
A biographical narrative on the civil rights activist from Chattanooga, Tennessee, James. R Mapp.
This is a Biographical Narrative about Joanne Favors - a very important figure in Chattanooga, Tennessee and for Tennessee as a whole. This Biographical Narrative attempts to highlight significant moments in Favors' life, and prove just how important to Chattanooga Favors' truly is.
This is a biographical narrative over the life and works of Ralph Moore.
Rodney Stephenson was a Civil rights activist at the UTC campus in the 1970's. He was known for many specific roles he held on campus as well as the organizations he was involved in. The UTC newspaper titled "Echo" was also a large platform for Stephenson in advocating for Civil Rights on campus. This article explains some of the ways Stephenson fought to expose and eradicate racism that existed at UTC in the 1970's.