Join us for a month-long celebration of African American history in the United States!
During the month of February, Tri-County Community College will highlight the lives and accomplishments of African American men and women throughout the course of American history.
Visit TCCC’s Library for displays and resources related to Black History Month, or explore our diverse catalogue of electronic and print offerings by clicking here.
In 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington, DC. The museum provides artifacts and personal accounts that tell the story of America through the lens of African American experience. For more information about the National Museum of African American History and Culture, click here.
For more information regarding the history of Black History Month, including films, facts, and more, check out PBS’ catalogue of resources here.
“Selma chronicles the unforgettable true story of the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.
The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement.
Director Ava DuVernay tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.”
We are working to add speakers and other various performers for our Black History Month celebration. Please keep checking this page for updates regarding scheduled events for Black History Month at TCCC.
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