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Welcome To "Bessie's Front Porch" Online

Bessie's Front Porch
Bessie Smith Cultural Center

This week, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center here in Chattanooga launched a digital series to spur dialogue on race relations.

The series is called “Bessie’s Front Porch” - featuring community members reading children’s books.

Elijah Cameron is director of community relations for the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.

More information online at bessiesmithcc.org - on Facebook at bessiesmithcultural center - and on Twitter at TheBessie.

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