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Black History Month

This annual celebration recognizes the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.
Join us as we celebrate during the following events:

Lone Star College-CyFair

January 30
Benjamin Banneker: 1731-1806

Learn about American's pioneer black scientist, accomplished astronomer, distinguished mathematician, self-conscious model of race equality.
CASA110 • 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

February 3
Harriet Tubman Re-Enactment

Learn more about Harriet Tubman through this dramatic one-woman performance. Sponsored by Student Life.
CASE: Student Life Lobby • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 7
Bus Trip to Houston Museum of African American Culture
Sign up IN ADVANCE (end date January 30) at the Office of Student Life (CASE 102). Limited seating/spaces available. Sponsored by Student Activities Board. Seats for the first 50 students, once spots fill up there will be a waiting list. Trip includes: Meal, Round Trip Transportation, Entry to the museum. Must be enrolled in Spring 2020 Semester. If you have any questions, please call 281-290-3442 or stop by the Student Life office. For more information about the office, visit http://hmaac.org/
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

February 18
Buffalo Soldier Re-Enactment
Learn about the historical significance of the Buffalo Soldiers through this dramatic re-enactment. Sponsored by Student Life.
CASE: Student Life Lobby • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lone Star College-Houston North

February 3
Black Out for Black History Month

All LSC-Houston North Locations • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 4
Lunch and Learn Racial Equity Training

LSC-Houston North Victory • noon-1 p.m.

February 5
Lunch and Learn Racial Equity Training

LSC-Houston North Fairbanks • 11 a.m.-noon

February 6
Lunch and Learn Racial Equity Training

LSC-Houston North Greenspoint • noon-1 p.m.

February 12
NAACP Founder's Day Fun Facts

All LSC-Houston North Locations • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 14
I <3 Houston North Valentine Celebration
All LSC-Houston North Locations • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 19
History Movie Matinee

LSC-Houston North Greenspoint • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 20
History Movie Matinee

LSC-Houston North Victory • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 21
History Movie Matinee

LSC-Houston North Fairbanks • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lone Star College-Kingwood

February 6
Music Performance

Dr. Tood Miller and Dr. John Cornelius
MUS 101 • 12:30 p.m.

February 11
Looking Back to Look Forward

Guest Speaker, Mr. Gene Locke
SCC 104 • 12:30 p.m.

February 18
Movie: American Son

Followed by discussion.
SCC 104 • 6-8 p.m.

February 19
Africana History and Culture 2020

Guest Speaker, Dr. James Conyers
SCC 104 • 1:30 p.m.

February 20
My Career in the Negro Baseball League

Russell "Crazy Legs" Patterson
Sponsored by Intercultural Center, Civic Engagement, and the Men's Center
SCC 104 • 12:30 p.m.

February 21
Faculty Speaker Series

Phenomenal Women: Four Black Women Writers You Must Read
CLA 112 • 12:30-1:30 p.m.

February 25
Greek Panel Discussion

SCC 104 • 6 p.m.

February 27
Greek Stroll Off

SCC Patio • 12:30 p.m.

Lone Star College-Montgomery

February 3-7
African Inspired Fashion Week

Wear your favorite authentic or African inspired garb.
Campus-wide event • All Week

February 4
Black History Month Speaker Event

The African Diaspora in the Americas-Exploring how Our Global History Unites Us
Guest Speaker, Dr. William Guzman, History Professor, Prairie View A&M. Sponsored by Diversity Action Council. Chance to win 2 Rodeo Tickets Sponsored by Student Life.
Building H, Recital Hall • 1-2 p.m.

February 5
Black History Month-Round Table Community

Oppressed Hair
Sponsored by Diversity Action Council.
Library, F-112 • 1-2 p.m.

February 7
Black History Month-Movie Night: Just Mercy

Sponsored by Student Life.
TBD • 6:20 p.m.

February 12
Injustice of the Justice System

Discussion regarding the inequities that exist in the US Justice System. Sponsored by Diversity Action Council.
G-102 • 1-2 p.m.

February 19
African American Activism

Documentary and discussion of activism over the years. Sponsored by Civic Engagement.
G-102 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

February 21
Afro Wreath Workshop

Learn how to make your own custom wreath. Seats limited. Sponsored by Diversity Action Council.
Faculty Staff Lounge, E-202 • 1-3 p.m.

February 24-29
African Inspired Fashion Week

Wear your favority authentic or Aftrican inspired garb.
Campus-wide event • All Week

February 25
Mardi Gras Campus Celebration & Zydeco Band

Sponsored by Student Life
Student Center • 1 p.m.

February 26
Music Across the Ages

Music Panel Discussion lead by LSC-Montgomery Faculty, Kirk Cochran and Dr. Juan Lebron. Sponsored by Diversity Action Council.
Building A, Commons • 1 p.m.

February 27
Diversity Fashion Show

Sponsored by Student Success Institute & Diversity Action Council. Chance to win 2 Rodeo Tickets Sponsored by Student Life.
Building G, Atrium • 1-2 p.m.

February 29
Unity Heart Walk

Walk for your heart and learn about diversity & healthy living tips. Sponsored by Kinesiology Department.
Track and Field • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

February 3-28
Centuries of Innovations, Contributions, & Creations–Did You Know?

Month long interactive and visual display of contributions to the world.
Library • All Month

Lone Star College-Tomball

February 5
West African Drummers and Dancers

This is a Black History Month event the Office of Student Life will host. Student Life will bring out West African Dancers and Drummers for students to enjoy and we will also serve lunch.
Commons • 12:30 p.m.

February 6, 11,12, 18, 19, 25, and 26
Riddle Me This: A Living Museum

February 18
Movie Night & Discussion: American Son

Viewing of American Son with discussion to follow.
E 100 • 12:30 p.m.

February 18
Family Feud: Black History Edition
N103 • 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Lone Star College-University Park

The Struggle in Books, Film + Art
Throughout February

SLRC (B12.8)

View posters of influential African Americans created for Black History Month. Each poster has a scannable QR code directing you to relevant books, film, art and music which depict the historical struggles of African Americans in the U.S.

Painting with a Twist
Thursday, Feb. 6

B13.210 • 1 – 3 p.m.

The Student Success Institute invites you to express your creative and artistic skills, while celebrating Black History Month, by painting various influential African American persons throughout history.

Dashiki Social
Monday, Feb. 10

Free Speech Area, NRB hallway near the Welcome Center • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wear a dashiki and share an influential African American quote that has been inspired by black history.

Unapologetically Black
Tuesday, Feb. 11

B13.210 • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come out to hear guest speakers who will discuss what it means to be unapologetically black in today’s society. Speakers include: Ajai Simmons, Professor, Mathematics;  Dr. Jermaine Johnson, Professor, Criminal Justice; Maurica Vickerson, Associate Professor, Business; and Joseph Butler, Manager, Evening/Weekend Services, Student Success.

I Am Not Your Negro
Wednesday, Feb. 12

B13.210 • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us for the viewing of the film I Am Not Your Negro, followed by a discussion amongst your peers.

Family Reunion
Thursday, Feb. 13

Courtyard • Noon – 3 p.m.

Wear a dashiki and join us for black culture games, music and more! Enter the rap/poetry battle for a chance to win a prize.

Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement
Wednesday, Feb. 19

B13.210 • Noon – 1 p.m.

Galen Abdur-Razzaq is an arranger, composer, director, educator and writer. He is an outstanding flutist with an extensive performance career and an impressive knowledge of the history of jazz and the Civil Rights Movement. For this presentation, Abdur-Razzaq will discuss and perform jazz pieces by known jazz artists to provide an understanding and appreciation of jazz, its historical significance and its role in the peaceful existence of mankind.

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