El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be holding many events for its annual Black History Month observance during February. All activities are free and open to the public.
The highlight of the EPCC Black History Month activities are the Monday night performances at the ASC Building A, 9050 Viscount Blvd. All performances are at 7:00 p.m.
- February 8th– Freedom Summer, a documentary presented in partnership with the El Paso Museum of History
- February 15th– Performing Arts Night: Music, dance and dramatic interpretations of contributions African-Americans have made to the world
- February 22nd– Jazz Night: an evening with Billy Townes
- February 29th– Remembering and Honoring Our Past
The college will also take part in the 27th annual African-American Read-In Day in celebration of the written word. Students, faculty and community members will read their favorite selections. The following campuses will offer readings:
- Northwest Library, room L114, 6701 S. Desert Blvd., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., February 10th
- Rio Grande Little Temple, 906 N. El Paso, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., February 24th
- Transmountain Foyer, 9570 Gateway North, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., February 26th
For information on all Black History Month activities, contact the EPCC Diversity Programs office at (915) 831-3324.