HOUSTON-Houston Community College (HCC) Southwest Dean of Academics Betty Fortune, Trooper James Williams of the Buffalo Soldiers, HCC Board of Trustee, District VII, Neeta Sane and HCC Southwest President Dr. Fena Garza are pictured after the Juneteenth festivities at HCC Southwest’s campuses.
The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum utilized its “Mobile Education Unit,” videos and historical reenactments to share the significance of Juneteenth. Information booths and food that was popular during the first Juneteenth celebration in Galveston, TX were also included in the celebration. Houston Community College (HCC) Board of Trustee, District V, Leila Feldman, is pictured alongside artist Akua Fayette whose work was on display for Juneteenth at HCC Southwest’s West Loop Gallery. Fayette received a special commendation from Trustee Feldman for her partnership with the college.