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Black History Month Calendar

Now-Feb. 28 The NE library has two exhibits currently on display. Greeting visitors in the lobby is I, Too, Sing America, a collection of dolls and a quilt. Created by Sybil Reddick, the quilt was inspired by people Reddick believes impacted black heritage. Mosier Valley, the second exhibit, is on display in the Heritage Room on the lower level. The exhibition includes photos and documents donated by families who wanted to share their stories and preserve their community’s heritage. The first all-black community in Texas, Mosier Valley was populated primarily by former slaves soon after the Civil War.
Feb. 27 Celebrating Strides is a districtwide event open to all students, faculty and staff. The event, which lasts 6-9 p.m. is free and begins in the Action Suite (TRTR 4202). Light snacks will be served. The evening’s program will include a multimedia art exhibit by Letitia Huckaby, a brief history of Fort Worth by the Multicultural Museum and a presentation on the church in the black community. In addition, entertainment includes musical selections and readings by TCC students, a local church choir performance, a Harriet Tubman dramatic rendition and a performance by Jubilee Theatre. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families.

Feb. 27 NE Campus will present the Langston Hughes Project 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1515A). The traveling presentation will be in the form of a multimedia performance of Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem “Ask Your Mama” through poetry, music and video celebrating black culture starting in the Harlem Renaissance.

Feb. 28 SE student activities presents African Culture Club Art Exhibit 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The club 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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