Black History Month Celebration Continues

Published on: February 10, 2012

Black History MonthThe theme is “A Soldier’s Story” for Lone Star College-CyFair’s Black History Month community events from movies to various presentations through Feb. 29.

One of the month’s highlights is a free presentation of Dr. Robert Ray’s “Gospel Mass” featuring Gospel Recording Artist Cassandra White and the Gospel Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Main Stage Theatre in the Center for the Arts building. Following the musical entertainment, Executive Director for Houston Habitat for Humanity Algenita Davis will give a presentation titled “A Call to Sacrificial Service.”

The month also features several speaker presentations. Join author Mignette Dorsey Feb. 15 or Feb. 16 for “Speak Truth to Power” at 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Center. Hear University of Southern California Professor Ron McCurdy’s presentation “The History of Jazz” at noon Feb. 20. Make time Feb. 22 for “Conversations with Dr. Charles Hines” at 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Center.

Two films, “Buffalo Soldiers” and “Tuskegee Airmen,” will also be shown Feb. 15 and Feb. 22, respectively, at 6:30 p.m. in the library room 131.

For information on these and other related events, go to the events calendar at LoneStar.edu.