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Black History Month 2013

Feb. 8 SE continuing education and student activities will 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 a variety of 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 the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association 9:30-11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room. For more information, call Wanda Hill, government associate professor, at 817-515-4633. 

 

Feb. 12 NE Campus in conjunction with the 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 (NSTU 1615). Three 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, call 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 (NSTU 1615). Williams will discuss the state of U.S. race relations in light of President Obama’s re-election.

 

Feb. 25 SE Campus history department presents The “N” Word: History of a Troublesome Word 1-2:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Marvin Delaney, University of Texas at Arlington professor of African-American history, will lead a panel discussion over the “N” word. Topics covered in the discussion will include the history and various uses of the word. For more information, call history instructor Bradley Borougerdi at 817-515-3117.

 

Feb. 26 SE Campus presents Langston Hughes: Ask Yo’ Mama – 12 Moods of Jazz 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The 12-part multimedia production features Hughes at his best. The audience can experience the Harlem Renaissance mood in the 800-line suite of poems illustrated by the spoken word. A live quartet accompanies the visual illustrations on screen. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

 

Feb. 27 TR Campus presents African-American Heritage – Celebrating Strides 6-9 p.m. in TRTR 4204. TCC will showcase a celebration of African-American culture, success and the way it touches others throughout the world. Snacks will be served at 6 p.m., and the celebration will begin at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

 

Feb. 27 NE Campus will present the Langston Hughes Project 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. A multimedia performance of Langston Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem “Ask Your Mama” through poetry, music and video.

 

Feb. 28 SE student activities presents African Culture Club Art Exhibit 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the North Ballroom. ACC will share African culture through African artwork. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3593.

 

Feb. 28 The Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia presentation, will be shown 11 a.m.-noon in WSTU 1303 on NW Campus. University of Southern California music professor Ron McCurdy will present the work of Langston Hughes, known for creating jazz poetry during the Harlem Renaissance. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7795.

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