HCC Southwest unveils Black History Month events

By HCC Southwest Public Relations

Feb 12, 2015

Black History Month

Houston Community College Southwest is hosting many events for students, faculty and staff for Black History Month.  Each event is free of charge and promises to be a great cultural experience.

The winner of the Southwest College Black History Essay Competition will be announced at 11:10 a.m. on Feb. 18 at the Gulfton Campus in an event that will feature essay readings and light refreshments.

Missouri City Campus students will get to experience the Upan Urban African Arts Collective perform a musical and dance show that same day at 11:30 a.m. in the Missouri City Campus. This will be followed by a traditional soul food meal served by Student Life. 

The West Loop Campus will screen a feature film at the Black History Movie Matinee at 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium. Free popcorn will be served.  The ZUZU African Acrobats will wow students at the Stafford Campus with their creativity, grace and athleticism, performing to high-tempo music at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 25.

To cap off the events, the Men of Honor will host a roundtable discussion titled “All Lives Matter.” Interested students, faculty and staff should meet at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 in Room C107 of the West Loop Campus, or contact Men of Honor President John Williams for more information at (713) 718-6794.

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