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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2020 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in March at the Museum are: Women of the Neighborhood, Wonders of the West, The Artwork of HAPI (Healing Arts Project, Inc.), Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Dunwody Boehm Porcelain Collection, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, I Have a Voice: Traveling Exhibition from Tennessee State Museum, and Hands-On Explorers: Dr. Seuss Science.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Austin Peay State University Red Coat Society to enshrine Three People, Saturday

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Red Coat Society will grow by three people Saturday when L.M. Ellis, L.W. Harris and Vanessa Hollis gain enshrinement.

Additionally, longtime supporter Ron Morton, who was inducted to the Red Coat Society but unable to attend the ceremony last year, will be recognized for his enshrinement alongside the 2020 class.

The first African-American men’s basketball player signed to play in Ohio Valley Conference history, Ellis is a 1965 graduate from the University and has since gone on to success in the Clarksville community.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held February 6th, 2020

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville

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Customs House Museum to exhibit “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage”

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center presents the exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, open now. The exhibition, organized by the Tennessee State Museum, gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage and its influence on worldwide musical genres.

B. B. King, “King of the Blues,” by Murray Lee. (Image courtesy of Tennessee State Photographic Services)

B. B. King, “King of the Blues,” by Murray Lee. (Image courtesy of Tennessee State Photographic Services)tar, Lucille

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President Donald Trump’s Proclamation on Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2020

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – On August 28th, 1963, nearly a quarter of a million people gathered in the August heat on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to hear the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speak.

People traveled to our Nation’s Capital from places as far away as Atlanta and Los Angeles to witness one of the defining moments in American history.

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King articulated the founding dream of America, the vision of our Founders for all Americans to live as “an heir of the legacy of dignity and worth.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

 

Martin Luther King Jr.Clarksville, TN – The life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of fighting for racial equality, human rights and economic justice is honored today, January 20th, 2020 . Dr. King believed in the American Dream and that people of every race, religion and creed should have the opportunity to share in it, deeply.

In less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4th, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2020 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in January at the Museum are: Tennessee Women of Glass, Sher Fick: Imitation of Life, Tom Malone: Works on Paper from the Museum Collection, and Reimagined Lore: The Art of Tara Swalgren.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Lamar Alexander, Sherrod Brown, Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create National Network of African American Burial Grounds

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have introduced bipartisan legislation to create a voluntary, nationwide network of African American burial grounds and to provide federal assistance to ensure the burial sites are preserved and maintained for future generations.

“Earlier this year, I joined a group of leaders to visit Union Baptist Cemetery in Cincinnati, and see all the work that was needed to restore the burial ground to the place of honor that it should be,” said Senator Brown.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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American Heart Association reports Cannabis may be linked to Strokes, Heart Rhythm disturbances in Young People

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Frequent cannabis (marijuana) use among young people was linked to an increased risk of stroke and people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder were more likely to be hospitalized for heart rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias), according to two new preliminary studies to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 — November 16th -18th in Philadelphia.

Young people who reported using cannabis frequently had higher risk of having a stroke, according to a Virginia study. (American Heart Association)

Young people who reported using cannabis frequently had higher risk of having a stroke, according to a Virginia study. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association reports Racial inequities uncovered in hospital admissions for Heart Failure

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – According to new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure, people who are Black or of Latin American descent with heart failure are less likely to be admitted to specialized cardiology units, a disparity that may help explain long-known racial differences in heart failure outcomes.

Heart failure patients not treated in a specialized cardiac care unit are more likely to be readmitted within one month of discharge. (Rupal O’Quinn, University of Pennsylvania)

Heart failure patients not treated in a specialized cardiac care unit are more likely to be readmitted within one month of discharge. (Rupal O’Quinn, University of Pennsylvania)

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