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Highland celebrates Black History Month with recognitions

During Black History Month, Highland Community College is offering recognitions and events to honor, celebrate, and appreciate the contributions of African-Americans throughout history.

Many groups on campus, including the Diversity Committee, the Clarence Mitchell Library, the Theatre Arts Department, and the Student Senate have events and activities planned throughout February.

During February there will be once-a-week educational emails highlighting major African Americans and their contributions in various subject areas. The events are courtesy of the HCC Diversity Committee and students/faculty on campus. Students will

The Clarence Mitchell Library has a virtual book display with many titles available in book, eBook or Audiobook format.

On Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. Dr. Treasure Shields Redmond presents “None of Us Are Free Until All of Us Are Free”: The Life and Activism of Fannie Lou Hamer. To attend, go to the events calendar on highland.edu for the Zoom™ link.

Additional events are available for students can be found on their portal and email.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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