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Black History Month

Now-Feb. 28 The NE library has two exhibits: I, Too, Sing America, a collection of dolls, paintings and quilts in the lobby, and Mosier Valley, photos  and documents donated by families who wanted to share their stories and preserve their community’s heritage, in the Heritage Room on the lower level.

 

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. in the SSTU Living Room on South. Discussions will focus how to overcome negative stereotypes and will feature established figures in radio, fashion, law and journalism. For more information, call Natalie Johnson, math associate professor, at 817-515-4340.

 

Feb. 19 NE Campus’ J. Ardis Bell Library will host an African American Read-In presented by Annette Cole at 12:30 p.m. An excerpt from Their Eyes Were Watching God authored by Zora Neale Hurston will be narrated by Cole, and a panel discussion will follow. Register at www.tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

 

Feb. 21 Historically Black College and Universities & Black Vendor Fair will be held on South Campus in the Student Center 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The fair will showcase African-American vendors and support black education and money. For more information, call Alisa Jones at 817-515-4598.

 

Feb. 21 NE Campus will present Race in the Age of Obama presented by Washington, D.C., attorney Ted Williams at 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Williams will discuss the state of U.S. race relations in light of the backlash to President Obama’s re-election. The NE counseling department, student activities, the Union for Cultural Diversity and the Black History Month committee sponsor the event. Register at www.tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

 

Feb. 22 TR students can join a bus excursion for an educational historic tour around Fort Worth 9:30-11 a.m. The tour will highlight experiences, stories and events that illustrate black history in Fort Worth. A representative of the Tarrant County Historical and Genealogical Society will conduct the tour. Seats are limited, and passengers are required to register. For more information and to register, contact Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167.

 

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 Your 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 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 Hughes, known for creating jazz poetry during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7795.

 

Feb. 28 South Campus will host the Langston Hughes Project presented by Ronald C. McCurdy and actor Malcolm Jamal Warner 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria. The multimedia presentation includes live music and poetry. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

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