Black History Month: Video Vignettes

Friday, February 23, 2024
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´╗┐As a Historically Black College, Texas College honors and recognizes the contributions of Black individuals for their preceding and continuous monumental work and achievements that have paved the way for current and future generations. This circadian reverence for the aforementioned remains engrained into the campus of Texas College, standing on the shoulders of giants that have made Texas College what it is today.

In celebration of Black History Month, the College has provided a series of brief video vignettes that highlight the significance of the month. The presentations feature a variety of historical contexts and figures that illustrate the importance of Black history.

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Reclaim the Dream

Dr. Jan Duncan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, discusses the significance of Black History Month and encourages individuals to "reclaim the dream."

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A Celebration of Collective Contributions

Dr. Rolande Dathis, Sociology Professor, celebrates Black History Month through a brief discussion of collective contributions.

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Testament of a Trek to Educational Equality

Mr. Mingle Moore, English Professor, discusses George W. McLaurin's trek to educational equality and the power of perseverance today.

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I Am Somebody

Dr. Jan Duncan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, discusses Rev. Jesse Jackson's "I Am Somebody" and its impact, as well as its application today.

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Making Hardwood History

Miss Te'Aire Hambrick, student-athlete (women's basketball), discusses Cheryl Miller and her monumental historic career, as well as her success in popularizing women's basketball.

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The MVP

Mr. Qyrique Dabon, student-athlete (men's basketball), discusses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record-holding six-time NBA MVP selection, as well as his undeniable talent on the basketball court.

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Breaking the Baseball Color Barrier

Mr. Travion Evans, student-athlete (baseball), discusses Jackie Robinson and breaking the baseball color barrier.

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Making Super Bowl History

Mr. Malachi Burrell, student-athlete (football), discusses Doug Williams and his success as the first Black quarterback in the NFL to win a Super Bowl, as well as his achievements off the field.

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