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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Connecting Communities At RISE Chattanooga And UTC

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RISE Chattanooga is a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the African-American arts and culture, both past and present, in this city.

Its programs range from community education to performance to a partnership with the History Department on our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

This spring, that partnership has offered a series of virtual talks, open to all on Zoom - titled, “The Struggle for Racial Justice and Equity” - where students have engaged with community leaders.

On Tuesday at 10:50 AM, the series concludes with a talk by Shane Morrow, executive director of RISE Chattanooga.

 

 

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, weekdays at 3 PM ET on WUTC.
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