James R. Mapp  

"We all had a deep and abiding faith in God
and feared doing nothing
more than doing something." 
                                                                   James R. Mapp

News Articles and Videos



6/12/1958: 
Negroes Ask Integration in 'Nooga - Kingsport News (Kingsport, Tennessee)...read


3/12/1986:  Justia US Law - Mapp v. Bd. of Educ. of City of Chattanooga, Tenn., 630 F. Supp. 876 (E.D. Tenn. 1986)...view

12/14/1986:  New York Times - Chattanooga School Integration Case Closed...view

3/21/2010:  Chattanooga Times Free Press - Building Named for Local Civil Rights Pioneer...view

6/28/2013:  Chattanooga Times Free Press - Minority Voters Left Unprotected by Supreme Court Decision?...view

1/18/2014:  Daily Citizen/News - Mapp: ‘Keep the Dream Alive’...view

2/27/2014:  Tennessee Human Rights Commission - James Mapp-Chattanooga/Hamilton Co. NAACP-Chattanooga Hearing: Status of Human Rights...view

6/18/2015:  New York Times - Killings Add Painful Page to Storied History of Charleston Church...view

6/20/2015:  Thechattanoogan.com - Obituary...view

6/21/15:  Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga's James Mapp, Civil Rights Leader For All, Has Died...view

6/22/15:  Thechattanoogan.com - James Mapp Was An Honorable And Noble Man - And Response...view

6/23/15:  Chattanooga Times Free Press - James Mapp a Man Who Stepped Up...view

News Articles and Videos, cont.

10/14/15:  Chattanooga Times Free Press - UTC Starts Repairing Abandoned James Mapp Building...view

4/15/16:  UTC TV Studio - Mapp Building...view

4/26/16:  UTC TV Studio - James R. Mapp Tribute...view

4/26/16:  UTC TV Studio - James R. Mapp Building Rededication (With Viola Mapp Room Being Named)...view

4/28/16:  UT Chattanooga - Rededication of the James R. Mapp Building...view

5/2/17:  Chattanooga Life Styles - Mapp Estates: The Affordable New Subdivision in Brainerd...view

7/6/17:  Book Synopsis - NAACP 2017 Author Pavilion...view

8/14/17:  WTVC NewsChannel 9 - Exhibit Honoring Chattanooga Civil Rights Leader Opens Days After Chaos in Charlottesville...view

11/21/17:  UT Chattanooga - James R Mapp Exhibit...view

12/20/17:  UTC TV Studio - James R. Mapp Street...view

12/20/17:  WDEF.com 12 News - City Renames Street to Honor Former NAACP President James R. Mapp...view

12/21/17:  WTVC NewsChannel 9 - Chattanooga Street Named for Late Civil Rights Activist James R Mapp...view