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LSC-North Harris celebrates Black History Month

HOUSTON, TX (January 30, 2019) – Lone Star College-North Harris is committed to diversity and cultural inclusion of all members of its student populations. Throughout February, LSC-North Harris is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events and programs designed to highlight the notable contributions and progressive strides that African Americans have made in society. The events are free and open to the public.

LSC-North Harris will host the following Black History Month events:

Feb.  2019 – All Month
African-Americans Pioneers: Then and Now
LSC-North Harris, Library
Second Floor Display Cases

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
Student Success Institute: Black History Movie Day
1 p.m.
LSC-North Harris, Student Center, STSC 204

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
The New Reverse Migration
Presented by History Professor, JR Wilson
2 p.m.
LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
African Attire Day & Drum Circle
11:30 a.m.
LSC-Greenspoint Center, Room 103

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
DIY: Building a Black Enterprise
Presented by serial entrepreneur, author, DJ, and Director of the LSC- North Houston Economic Development Center, Demetrius Walker
LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
African Attire Day & Drum Circle
11:30 a.m.
LSC-Victory Center, Lobby

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
Diversity/Black and Brown Student Research Symposium
Presented by English Professors, Gemini Wahhaj and Dr. Brenda Bryant
9 a.m.
LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
“Febteenth” Celebration Emancipation
Featured Speaker, LSCS Board Member Dr. Alton Smith
LSC- North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
The Power of the Protest: Rosa Parks & the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Presented by Librarian, Virginia Rigby
11 a.m.
LSC-Victory Center, Room 102

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019
Spaces in the African-American Community: A Lecture and Information Reception
Presented by: Texas A&M at Galveston, Associate Professor of Liberal Studies, Dr. Carol Bunch Davis
LSC-North Harris, Academic Building, A-126

For more information on Black History Month events or LSC-North Harris’ cultural diversity initiatives, email Cassandra Boyd at Cassandra.D.Boyd@lonestar.edu or call 281.765.7936.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 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 nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.