TCC Celebrates African-American Heritage Month

African American History Month Celebrate Strides event.Tarrant County College is marking African-American Heritage Month with a variety of events for student, employee and community participation.

TCC South will host the annual Ariel Hunter Chriss African-American Professional Conference Friday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event offers leadership strategies and tools for business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders. The keynote speaker is Renee Hall, chief of the Dallas Police Department. Visit the TCC website for more information. To register, contact Alisa Jones at or 817-515-4598.

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, TCC will host its Districtwide African-American Heritage Month event, “Celebrating Strides.” This year’s program will celebrate TCC students and showcase their perspectives on the past, present and future. Celebrating Strides begins at 5:30 p.m. in TCC Trinity River’s Action Suites (300 Trinity Campus Circle, TRTR fourth floor). For more information, contact Carter Bedford at 817-515-1197 or

Additional activities planned for February include exhibits, discussions, read-ins, performances and more. For details and a complete calendar of African-American Heritage Month events, visit: