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Black History Month

Feb. 4 NE Campus student activities will present The Spoken Word Evolution noon-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Artists T. Odis, Princess, Keith Thomas Walker, Ms. Vicki and Soule will give the audience a performance of their original work. After the performance, a panel will discuss the evolution of spoken word as an art form followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.

 

Feb. 5 The SE library and student activities and will host African-American Read-In 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the library. The read-in will have an open mic where students, staff, faculty and visitors can volunteer to read selections from books written by African-American authors. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

 

Feb. 8 SE continuing education and student activities present the Mentoring Summit In Pursuit of Excellence II. The summit will be 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom and features speakers Sharrie Williams from CBS 11 and TXA 21 and Pastor Michael Evans. Students can also attend other sessions between the keynote presentations. The event is free for students, but reservations are required. Register for GENX 1401 under CE Qtr2 in WebAdvisor. For more information, call continuing education director Terry Aaron at 817-515-3420 or email terry.aaron@tccd.edu.

 

Feb. 9 South Campus social science department will sponsor Activism For a Cause: Am I Standing For Something or Falling For Anything? The discussion will focus on the methods of activism and advocating for change in the community and will be presented by L. Clifford Davis Legal Association 9:30-11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room. For more information, contact Wanda Hill, government associate professor, at 817-515-4633. 

 

Feb. 12 The NE Campus in conjunction with Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society will sponsor Let’s Get to the ROOTS of It by Brenda Sanders-Wise 11 a.m.-noon in NSTU Center Corner. The audience will learn the importance of knowing family history and ways to research it.

 

Feb. 13 NE Campus will present Hip-Hop at the Crossroads 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner. Four student hip-hop artists will perform, and a panel will discuss the current state of hip-hop.

 

Feb. 14 An African-American Heritage question-and-answer panel will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the SSTU patio on South or in the SSTU cafeteria in case of inclement weather. For more information, contact Natalie Johnson, math associate professor, at 817-515-4340.

 

Feb. 21 NE Campus will host In the Age of Obama with Washington D.C. attorney Ted Williams 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Center Corner. Williams will discuss the state of U.S. race relations in light of President Obama’s re-election.

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