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People’s History Walking Tour

  • At the Union Depot Historical Marker 158 MLK Bvld Chattanooga, TN United States (map)

Join Chattanooga Organized for Action (COA) for The People’s History of Chattanooga Walking Tour; an overview of the legacy of white supremacy and anti-racist resistance in the city.  It covers antebellum Chattanooga, the establishment of Jim Crow and its resistance, the violence, and arson of the late 1950s, sit-ins, civil rights demonstrations, the riots of 1971, the Klan shooting on 9th St. at MLK Blvd, the court-ordered change in government, and the modern day.  The tour is based on the theme of our first set of People’s History posters.

Earlier Event: May 11
Artist Panel
Later Event: May 19
Reading Group