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A Tribute to Black Excellence

Posted by Deja Foster on Mar 1, 2017 1:00:00 PM

As Black History Month comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to reflect and acknowledge the unsung, influential, African-American contributors to the rich history of innovation in the United States. 

In highlighting key innovators, HVAC&R student Kyle Gathers performs his original spoken word piece entitled “Black Excellence”. In this piece, Kyle, who engages in spoken word and motivational speaking engagements during his spare time, reflects on the many contributions that African Americans have made to the advancement of technology and the trade industries represented by our college. 

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Topics: News, Black History, Inventions, History, Science, Technology

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