Helping neighbors cope at Beck Cultural Exchange Center


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — We’re getting another perspective on the impact from the fatal shooting inside Austin-East Magnet High School on Monday.

Renee Kessler, president of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, which is Knoxville’s storehouse of knowledge on our Black community and the civil rights movements — spoke about the pain and the search for healing.

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center will host its “Racial Justice” town hall meeting on Friday, April 16 at 4 p.m. The event will feature The Men of Austin-East.

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