HCC In the News: Black, Brown and College Bound Media Coverage


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24 February 2016
The 10th anniversary Black, Brown & College Bound: A Decade of Advocacy & Solutions for Black & Latino Males in Higher Education took place on February 18th – 21st at the Downtown Hilton. General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) was this year’s keynote speaker. Additional Speakers included: Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker;  Hill Harper, award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist; Dr. Damon Williams, Senior Vice President for Program, Training, and Youth Development Services for Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Dr. Luis Ponjuan, Texas A&M University Associate Professor; Derrick Brooks,1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers first round NFL draft  pick and Ed “Too Tall“ Jones, 1974 first overall draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys. Media coverage is below: 

Tampa Bay Times – Statesman Colin Powell – Feb. 14, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/hooper-time-to-move-beyond-lamenting-over-unmet-state-needs/2265370
 
WTSP -- HCC summit aims to inspire minority men – Feb. 16, 2016
http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/features/2016/02/16/hcc-summit-aims-inspire-minority-men/80450622/
 
WTVT FOX 13  –  Good Day Tampa Bay  - Feb. 19, 2016
http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1995&DateTime=2%2F19%2F2016+4%3A08%3A30+AM&Term=Hillsborough+Community+College&PlayClip=TRUE
 
WTSP – Colin Powell Selfie – Feb. 19, 2016
http://www.wtsp.com/video/4764366658001/1/Colin-Powell-Selfie


Tampa Bay Times – Powell delivers ‘inspiring’ message at HCC event – Feb. 20, 2016
http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/college/powell-delivers-inspiring-message-at-hcc-event/2266163
 
WTSP – 10News WTSP’s reporter hosts event empowering minorities – Feb. 20, 2016
http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/2016/02/20/10news-wtsps-reporter-hosts-event-empowering-minorities/80691446/
 
WTSP – Black, Brown and College Bound – Feb, 20, 2016
http://www.wtsp.com/media/cinematic/video/80690976/black-brown-college-bound/
 
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