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February 22, 2023

Throwback Thursday – THE BIJOU THEATRE SECOND BALCONY by Kelly Street


In the January 2023 edition of the Knoxville Bar Association’s DICTA publication, Kelly Street explains the deep history of civil rights that resides on the Second Balcony of the Bijou Theatre. It is the only place that African Americans were permitted to sit from 1909 to the 1960s. This location is one of the lasting places where this time in history can be visually seen to this day. In the words of Kelly Street, the Bijou Theatre Second Balcony is “a place where we can remember the people who fought for civil rights and honor their experience.”

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