Free Events: Black History Month celebrated at Lone Star College-North Harris

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HOUSTON – Throughout the month of February, Lone Star College-North Harris is celebrating Black History Month with various events and informative discussions to highlight the history and achievements of African Americans throughout American history. The events are designed to be educational and engaging for the attendees. All events hosted by the college are free and open to the public.

LSC-North Harris and LSC-East Aldine Center will host the following events for Black History Month:

Thursday, Feb. 6 – Saturday, Feb. 29

Sounds of Change: Protest Music and the African American Experience
Library, Second Floor Display Cases

Thursday, Feb. 6

Black History Month Kick-Off Lecture
Noon – 1 p.m., Academic Building, Room 126

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Screening & Discussion of Netflix’s documentary,“13th”
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Academic Building, Room 126

Monday, Feb. 17

African Drum Circle and Black History Month Display
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Center

Tuesday, Feb. 18

African Drum Circle and Black History Month Display
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., LSC-East Aldine Center Lobby

Thursday, Feb. 27

Closing Reception featuring historically black colleges and universities panel
Noon – 1 p.m., Academic Building, Room 126

Most events are hosted at LSC-North Harris main campus at 2700 W. W. Thorne Drive, in Houston. The African Drum Circle on Tuesday, Feb. 18, is at LSC-East Aldine Center, 2430 Aldine Mail Route Road, in Houston.

For more information about these Black History Month events, email Aliya.Muhammad@lonestar.edu, or visit LoneStar.edu/BlackHistoryMonth.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.