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Black History Month Calendar

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Feb. 7 TR student accessibility resources presents Ali, a movie that focuses on the boxer’s triumphs and controversies between 1964-1974. Muhammad Ali was a sports legend and later in life was an activist for persons with Parkinson’s disease. Screenings will occur in the Idea Store Theater at 9 a.m., noon and 2:45 p.m. Photo courtesy Columbia Pictures

Feb. 1 Understanding Black Leadership: Revisiting the Longstanding Debate over Nationalism vs. Integration will be

Feb. 7
TR student accessibility resources presents Ali, a movie that focuses on the boxer’s triumphs and controversies between 1964-1974. Muhammad Ali was a sports legend and later in life was an activist for persons with Parkinson’s disease. Screenings will occur in the Idea Store Theater at 9 a.m., noon and 2:45 p.m.
Photo courtesy Columbia Pictures

noon-1 p.m. in the TR Campus Tahita Fulkerson Library (TREF 2105). Jason Shelton, director of the Center for African American Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, will trace the historical ideological debates among Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, W.E.B. Dubois, Marcus Garvey and many others.

Feb. 1 South Campus will hold a kickoff event 12:30-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Students can watch a cultural performance and learn about upcoming events.

Feb. 1-29 SE student activities will host an African-American Heritage Month exhibit 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Art Corridor III. An opening reception will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 2. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 7 TCC TV programming coordinator Bruce Grimstead will discuss the restoration of black films 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Feb. 7 SE student activities will sponsor The Afro-Indian Culture: A Perspective Through History, presented by Lisa Uhlir 1-2:20 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 9 Richard Selcer will discuss his book, A History of Fort Worth in Black & White: 165 Years of African-American Life. Selcer has taught and written history for 40 years both internationally and throughout the DFW metroplex. The event will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the TR Tahita Fulkerson Library (TREF 2105).

Feb. 9 South Campus will host an Ubuntu African drums presentation 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Feb. 10 South Campus will host the 11th annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss African American Professionals Conference 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Center. The conference will teach leadership strategies and offer tools for business professionals and community leaders. Registration is $49. Lunch is included. To sign up, contact director of continuing education services Alisa Jones at 817-515-4598 or Jerilyn Edmonds in community and industry education at 817-515-4598.

Feb. 13 South Campus will host a soul food cooking demonstration 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Blue Zone Project will give the demo, and food will be provided. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Feb. 15 TR students can participate in Black History Month trivia noon-1 p.m. at the Riverfront Cafe. Sign-up begins at 11:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded.

Feb. 16 SE student activities will hold Setting the Record Straight: Debunking Misconceptions about Africans and the [Not So] Dark Continent, presented by Brad Borougerdi 10-11:20 a.m. in the library classroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 17 TR Campus will sponsor a Historic Fort Worth Bus Tour 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., which will visit various locations central to the African-American experience in Fort Worth’s past. The tour will be led by Sarah Walker, Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society president. Admission is free to all TCC students, faculty and staff. An RSVP and waiver are required. Contact edward.brassart@tccd.edu for more information.

Feb. 20 South’s Gaming Club will offer a game of mancala to students 2-3:30 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Mancala is a game where stones are used as game pieces. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Feb. 22 South’s Sigma Kappa Delta will host an open mic read-in 12:30-2 p.m. in the SLIB Drake Cafe. Students can share their favorite passage from an African-American writer. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Feb. 22 SE student activities will host Race and Identity in Graphic Novels, presented by Derek Parker Royal 12:50-2 p.m. in the library classroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 23 A Blue Texas book discussion will occur noon-1 p.m. in the TR Tahita Fulkerson Library (TREF 2105). Author Max Krochmal chronicles the past struggles for marginalized minorities who came together to seek empowerment through demands for integration, economic justice and other social justice issues central to the civil rights movement.

Feb. 23 NW will host a Black History Month celebration 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU building. The event will include drummers, dance performers, food and games. For more information, email student activities coordinator Rachael McCloskey at rachael.mccloskey@tccd.edu.

Feb. 28 SE student activities will sponsor the African-American Read-In 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the theater. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 28 TCC will present Celebrating Strides 5-7:30 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center with football coach and mentor Herman Boone. Free T-shirts, entertainment, food, door prizes and scholarships available. Early registration at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events/index.

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