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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

The Black History Committee extend thanks and appreciation to each of our sponsors for their contribution to the success of the Black History Scholarship Gala with our guest speaker Rev. Jesse Jackson.


Jesse Jackson special thanks to Scholarship Gala sponsors


See photos from our five panel discussions in the Politics Of series

The HCC Black History Committee offered The Politics Of, a new, groundbreaking five-part series of panel discussions on topics vitally important and of great interest in our community and city. Attendance was free and open to all.

Photos: Politics of Sports

Photos: Politics of Education

Photos: Politics of Gentrification

Photos: Politics of Safety at Worship

Photos: Politics of Entertainment

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Black History scholarship recipients 2017

Scholarship recipients from left to right:

Julian Cleare

HCC major: Culinary Arts

Career ambition: Private chef and restauranteur

Next college:  Prairie View A&M

"It (BHC scholarship) means so much to me because it allowed me to focus on school rather than how I'm going to pay for class."

Janel Blair

HCC major: Biology

Career ambition: Neurosurgeon

Next college:  Columbia University

"This (BHC) scholarship helps me reassure my self that I am worth something and can accomplish anything I set my mind to."

Brianna Lewis

HCC major: Business Accounting

Career ambition: Oil & Gas accountant and franchise owner

Next college: University of Houston

"The Black History Scholarship is more than a scholarship. It is an opportunity to soar in academics."

Tiffany Cook

HCC major:  Real Estate certification/Psychology

Next college: Belhaven University

"I intend on ensuring that the HCC Foundation makes good on its investment they made into me and my children's lives."

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