African American History Class Taught by Prof. Charles McKinney Featured on NBCLX

Rhodes College professor teaching a class

A classroom discussion led by Dr. Charles McKinney, the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies at Rhodes and associate professor of history, is airing during Black History Month on NBCLX, a digital news network owned by NBCUniversal.

NBCLX Host Ashley Holt conducted individual interviews with McKinney and students. Taped during the 2021 fall semester, the broadcast focuses on how McKinney and his students are tackling uncomfortable conversations about America’s past and present. View it here.