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January 2022 Edition of Dialogue

WBIR: Today marks one year since Capitol Insurrection

Luke Harlow, associate professor of history, provides a historical perspective on the anniversary of the insurrection.

Knoxville News Sentinel: How Black activism birthed Knoxville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue

Derrick Alderman, professor of geography, discusses how renaming streets in MLK’s memory is a way to honor the civil rights movement and give marginalized people a voice with their local governments.

WBIR: UT theatre costumes on display in downtown gallery

Miniature period gowns and lavish hats made entirely of leather are free to see at UT’s downtown gallery.

Knoxville News Sentinel:  One and 100: Katie Bush, student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Last year, the political science student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville thought she might die of COVID-19. There were 680 active cases in September 2020, and Bush, an immunocompromised 20-year-old, thought she might never get to drink at a bar or graduate and go to law school.

WBIR:  Shining on the big stage | Actor talks about upcoming ‘Little Shop’ role, time at UT

He’s about to play the lead in one of Off-Broadway’s most beloved musicals, but Conrad Ricamora isn’t forgetting all of the people who helped him get there — including his instructors and peers at the University of Tennessee.