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Lecture: Knoxville’s Urban Renewal, The Rest of the Story, Robert Booker

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Date(s) - 11/13/2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture


Join the UT Department of Geography and the McClung Museum for the lecture, “Knoxville’s Urban Renewal, The Rest of the Story,” by local historian and author, Robert Booker. The talk, which focuses on how urban renewal destroyed the black business community in Knoxville will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception and followed by a 7 p.m. book signing.

The reception, lecture, and book signing will take place at the museum and are free and open to all. Free parking is available on Circle Park Drive.

  • 5:30 p.m., Reception
  • 6 p.m., Lecture with Robert Booker
  • 7 p.m., Book sales and signing

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