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Black History Month Calendar

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Photo courtesy PBS Feb. 20 Ruthann Geer, SE government instructor, will lead a discussion on the Freedom Riders, an interracial group of college students who peacefully protested against segregation in the South and were met with violence and incarceration, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.
Photo courtesy PBS  Feb. 20  Ruthann Geer, SE government instructor, will lead a discussion on the Freedom Riders, an interracial group of college students who peacefully protested against segregation in the South and were met with violence and incarceration, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.
Photo courtesy PBS  Feb. 20
Ruthann Geer, SE government instructor, will lead a discussion on the Freedom Riders, an interracial group of college students who peacefully protested against segregation in the South and were met with violence and incarceration, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 1-28 A gallery of TR Campus employees will be on display in the World Lounge. Included are the employees’ photos and testimonials on what the civil rights movement means to them. To learn more, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 3 Greg Kosc, SE history associate professor, will lead a discussion of Slavery by Another Name 1-2 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. The documentary, based on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, is about the forced labor programs in the South that kept African-Americans in another form of bondage until World War II. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 4 Jubilee Theatre artistic director Tre Garrett will present an excerpt of Katori Hall’s play The Mountaintop 11 a.m.-noon in the TRTR Energy Auditorium on TR Campus. The show tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the last night of his life. To learn more, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 4 TCC board member Gwendolyn Morrison will speak about African-American Women in Higher Education 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the SE library (ESED 1200). For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 5 A Black History Day Celebration will be held 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. Performers include a disc jockey, a comedian, a poet and others. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-4553.

Feb. 6 The African-American Student Organization will sponsor a panel discussion, Finding Your Identity, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The discussion will focus on students learning ways to find a place in their community.

Feb. 6 TR Campus will hold a civil rights forum 1-2:30 p.m. in the Idea Store. The forum will address education during the civil rights movement of the ’50s-’60s. Light lunch will be provided. For more information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 8 TCC students are invited to attend a performance of Katori Hall’s play The Mountaintop at 7 p.m. at Jubilee Theatre in downtown Fort Worth. The show tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the last night of his life. For ticket information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 10-28 Portraits with descriptions of prominent African-American women will be displayed 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SE Campus Art Corridor III. An opening reception for the exhibit will be 10-11 a.m. Feb. 11. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 11-12 TR Campus will host a service fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Idea Store. Local businesses will answer any questions about hiring and availabilities. For more information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 13 South Campus will hold a vendor fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in SSTU hallways. African-American business owners and historically black colleges and universities will participate. For more information, contact continuing education director Alisa Jones at 817-515-4598.

Feb. 13 Excerpts from The Loving Story, a movie about the marriage of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, which was illegal in their state of residence, will be presented by John Lundberg, South history associate professor, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. The Loving case ended in the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision, which struck down all state laws against interracial marriage. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 18 Tramaine Anderson, NE history instructor, will discuss local youth activism in the Dallas/Fort Worth area during the civil rights movement 1-2 p.m. in ESED 1200 in SE Campus’ Judith J. Carrier Library. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 20 TR Campus will hold a civil rights forum 1-2:30 p.m. in the Idea Store. The forum will address the civil rights movement and changes it faced during the ’70s-’00s. For additional information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 21 TR Campus and the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society will provide a bus tour 8-9 a.m. starting in the Idea Store. Participants will visit areas in historic Fort Worth relevant to the civil rights movement. For more information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 24 TR students can learn the history of swing out dancing noon-2 p.m. in the Café and then get a dance lesson afterward. For more information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 25 Film clips and readings in honor of Black History Month will be presented 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus and hosted by SE sociology instructor Roc Callaway. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 26 A film festival on the life and legacies of 1968 Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the TRTR Energy Auditorium on TR Campus. Smith, a 1968 200-meter gold medalist, will attend. For more information, call student development associate Dayon Harris at 817-515-1908.

Feb. 27 Excerpts of The Abolitionists, a documentary about the men and women who campaigned for the abolishment of slavery in the United States, will be shown 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in ESED 1200 in the Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 28 A hair and fashion show will be held 12:30-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. Local designers and stylists will showcase their creations. For more details, contact continuing education director Alisa Jones at 817-515-4598.

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