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Black History Month Calendar

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Jim Gensheimer/San Jose Mercury News/KRT 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. 
Jim Gensheimer/San Jose Mercury News/KRT  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. 
Jim Gensheimer/San Jose Mercury News/KRT 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. 19 Special guests will perform tributes to artists like Lauren Hill, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, Mahalia Jackson and others noon-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. The performances are open to the public. For more information, call student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Now-Feb. 28 A gallery of TR Campus African-American employees is 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.

Now-Feb. 28 In conjunction with the Feb. 26 Celebrating Strides event on SE Campus, the Celebrating Strides Student Exhibit, focused on African-American history, is available for viewing during normal school operating hours in Art Corridor I. For more information, contact Christopher Blay at 817-515-3406.

Now-Feb. 28 Portraits with descriptions of 25 prominent African-American women is on display in the SE Campus Art Corridor III. The exhibit is on view during normal school operating hours. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 19 NE government professor Lisa Uhlir will present Black Indians’ Lost Culture 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The juxtaposition of American Indian and African-American cultural history, civil rights and identity development will be explored. Food will be provided, and registration is recommended. For more information and registration, go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

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. 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. 20 Seth Paskin, co-founder of the Partially Examined Life podcast and global product manager for Dell, will speak about the benefits of a liberal arts and humanities education for business 5:30-7 p.m. in SE Campus’ North Ballroom. He will also host a discussion about philosophy and its relevance for today at 2:30 p.m. in ESEE 2312. For more information, contact SE philosophy and religion instructor Justin Grace at 817-515-3478.

Feb. 21 TR Campus and the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society will sponsor 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, as part of the African-American Read-In, 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 The achievements of African-Americans will be celebrated 6-9 p.m. in the SE Campus ballroom as part of Celebrating Strides. The talents of TCC students, faculty, staff and the local community, including SE Campus Dance Company, NW Campus Dance Company, SE Campus music department, SE Campus Harlem Renaissance and Fort Worth’s Pantaglieze Theatre, will be showcased. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:45. Attendees can enjoy multiple vendor booths and food catered by Button’s Restaurant in Fort Worth. For more information, contact student activities at 817-595-3595.

Feb. 26 The Trimble Tech Bulldogs history team, a team of high school students, will present black history facts noon-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. Contemporary gospel artist Tremain will perform. For more information, call student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Feb. 27 Excerpts from 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. The hands-on, interactive session will help students become more competitive in the job market. For more details, contact continuing education director Alisa Jones at 817-515-4598.

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