HFCC Celebrates Black History Month

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Black History Month
HFCC will celebrate Black History Month during February with three major events. All events are FREE and open to the public. Black History Celebration The Omowale African Drum and Dance Theatre will perform traditional music and dance numbers from Africa and the African Diaspora on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 11:30 a.m. in the Student & Culinary Arts Center on the main campus. Building Bridges Lecture Series—African History as a Tool of Global African Liberation Political activist/lecturer Olujimi Tafataona will give a presentation that focuses on how African history plays an important role in the shaping of the world and its influence on America on Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in L-14 of the Liberal Arts Building on the main campus. This event is co-sponsored by HFCC’s Council of World Cultures, the Religious Studies Program and the Student Activities Office. Ninth Annual Student Symposium—Achieving Academic Success This symposium promotes the importance of a college education and supports HFCC students as they pursue their academic studies. It takes place Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ASCC Rosenau Conference Rooms. This event is co-sponsored by HFCC’s Diversity Club and African American Association. For further information about the Black History Month events at HFCC, please contact 313.845.9865.