Frieson Black Cultural Center: The Legacy Continued

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By Vivian Shipe KNOXVILLE, TN — As the students began to gather last weekend for homecoming on the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus; the parties and celebrations stretched across the campus. Among the hot spots was the Frieson Black Cultural Center. Named for the African American twin brothers Ronald and Donald Frieson UT alumni  from Memphis who gave a million dollar gift to continue promotion of diversity; the beautiful building is situated in the heart of campus.  The two story building located at 1800 Melrose Avenue has many features: among them, a library, computer labs, reading...