Celebrate Black History Month with Series of Campus Events
Howard Community College (HCC) will hold a series of events through February in celebration of Black History Month, which celebrates the achievements of African Americans throughout the years. Organized by HCC Student Life, Counseling and Career Services, and the HCC Times student newspaper, the three events are free and open to the public.
Events for Black History Month are as follows:
Thursday, February 7
The Hate U Give Screening
3:30 – 7 p.m., Howard Hall (HW), Room 249
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right. Join us for a movie and discussion afterward.
Monday, February 18
The Unauthorized Biography Series
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Duncan Hall (DH), Room 100
Shaun Boothe is an award winning hip hop artist, TEDx speaker, and creator of “The Unauthorized Biography Series.” The series is a critically acclaimed musical project that celebrates the world’s greatest cultural icons through biographical rap songs.
Wednesday, February 20
Facing the Imposter Syndrome II
1 – 2:30 p.m., Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall , Room 400
Do you ever feel like you’re not good enough or undeserving of your success? Join us as women of color discuss their own experiences with imposter syndrome and how to manage. Co-facilitated by Zakia W. Johnson, M.Ed. and Crystal Walker, M.A. and M.S.