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In last week’s Black History Month commentary by Michael Peterson II, the first line referenced the monumental Supreme Court case of Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1897) which created what would become known as the “separate but equal” doctrine.  This ill-informed case laid the devastating foundation of...

Nearly 51 years ago, on February 4, 1968 – and just 63 days before his assassination – Dr. King delivered his famous The Drum Major Instinct sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. (You may listen to the entire sermon here.) Excerpts from this...

Neven Holland (MTR Class of 2015) was recently named as a 2018 Tennessee SCORE Educator Fellow. The thirty-eight person cohort of educators across the state will spend the next year deepening their knowledge of education policy and advocacy and participating in state-level discussions how to...

Author: Alexia Young, MTR Grad Resident Status: We have officially made it to alumni status! These four years have quickly passed by. I’m sure we all remember our move in date at Georgian Woods; trying to fit couches into the narrow stairway and seeing our new creepers...