Recent SIS graduate Lauren Cole (Spring ’19) spent part of her last semester conducting a practicum through East Tennessee PBS and its “Black in Appalachia” project.
The project is geared to record the histories of black communities and people living in Appalachia, and it is being done with a multi-pronged approach, said ETPBS Director of Community Outreach William Isom. He and his team are creating short and long documentaries for both online and televised showings, as well as archiving physical records provided by people in those communities. This last part is where Cole played a role. She attended an event … Read more “Alum Lauren Cole (’19) Speaks on Practicum with PBS ‘Black in Appalachia’ Project”