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Lone Star College-North Harris hosts month-long series of events to celebrate Black History Month

Each February, Lone Star College-North Harris recognizes Black History Month by hosting various cultural and educational events that highlight the important achievements of African-Americans in U.S. history. These events are free and open for the community to attend.

Mark your calendar today and remember to stop by to hear from a variety of guest speakers, authors, musicians and more!

Thursday, February 2
My Higher Education Journey: From Fifth Ward Kid to Ph.D. Graduate
Presented by Dr. Seth Batiste
Noon • LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Monday, February 6
A West African Drum Circle
11:00 a.m. • LSC- Greenspoint Center, Room 306

Tuesday, February 7
A West African Drum Circle
11:00 a.m. • LSC-Victory Center, Room 102

Thursday, February 9
Why Your Vote Matters: A Brief History on Voting in America
Presented by J.R. Wilson
Noon • LSC-North Harris, Community Education Building, CE-101

Monday, February 13
Black Men in Education
Presented by Dr. Hilton LaSalle
11:00 a.m. • LSC-Greenspoint Center, Room 106

Wednesday, February 15
Speak Truth to Power: The Story of Charles Patrick, A Civil Rights Pioneer
Presented by author Mignette Dorsey
11:00 a.m. • LSC-Victory Center, Room 102

Monday, February 20
Black Men in Education
Presented by Dr. Hilton LaSalle
11:00 a.m. • LSC-Victory Center, Room 102

Speak Truth to Power: The Story of Charles Patrick, A Civil Rights Pioneer
Presented by author Mignette Dorsey
11:00 a.m. • LSC-Greenspoint Center, Room 306

Wednesday, February 22
A HBCU College Fair and Presentation
Hosted by the African-American Student Association (A.A.S.A.)
12:30 p.m. • LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Speak Truth to Power: The Story of Charles Patrick, A Civil Rights Pioneer
Presented by author Mignette Dorsey
2:30 p.m. • LSC-North Harris, Library GroupSpot, Third Floor

Thursday, February 23
Women of Color Panel: The Impact of an Advanced Degree
Presented by Amber Moore, Sandra Velazquez, Terranye Overshown and Lashun Griffin
Noon • LSC-North Harris, Student Services Building, SB-204

For more information, visit LoneStar.edu/BlackHistoryMonth.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 98,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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