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The Road To Juneteenth For The Chattanooga Festival Of Black Arts And Ideas

The logo for the Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts and Ideas.
Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts and Ideas

Just a few days into Black History Month - and Juneteenth is just a few months away.

The Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts and Ideas is already planning ahead.

Ric Morris is the Festival’s founder and CEO.

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, Mondays - Thursdays at 3 PM on WUTC.
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