The Collin College Black American Awareness Committee (BAAC), formerly the African American History Month Committee, is dedicated to bringing awareness of Black American experiences and addressing issues affecting the lives and culture of Black Americans. This committee's primary focus is to intentionally create an inclusive environment where critical conversations about issues of race/ethnicity, equity, and justice can occur.


Submissions from 2024

Creative Muse: Writing Black Texans' Stories on the Road to Winning the National Book Award in Fiction - A Conversation with Dr. Latoya Watkins, Collin College

Submissions from 2023

Black American Awareness Committee Spring 2023-Thank You (event support & participation), Cathy Donald-Whitney

Black Resistance, Grit, Faith, and Perseverance, Mitchell Jackson and Cathy Donald-Whitney

Submissions from 2022

Dr. Cathy Whitney's BAAC Recording - About Us, Cathy Donald-Whitney Dr.

Ending the Legacy of Racism in Medicine, Dorothy Roberts Dr.

Unseen (poem) by Rachel Walker, Rachel Walker

Submissions from 2021


Black History Program 2021 - The Black Family & The Performing Arts Program, African Student Organization

Law Enforcement Panel Discussion: Integrity, Respect, Dignity, Ethics, and Service, Collin College

The Slave Trade in Late Colonial and Early Republic America: A History Round Table Event, Christopher Redgraves