History of BBCB

In 2006, Hillsborough Community College held the first annual Black, Brown & College Bound Summit in Tampa, Florida to address the national problem of a lack of student success in the areas of persistence, retention, and graduation for all students and in particular African American and Latino males.

Learn more about the history and goals of the Summit.

BBCB Summit Photo Albums

Explore the albums below to see photos from each Summit.

  • BBCB 2019 program cover - black background with holding hands of minority men in black and white

    13th Annual National Summit – 2019

    Empowering Black and Latino Males in College: All Hands on Deck

  • BBCB summit program cover - black and white cover with profiles of a smiling black man looking towards a smiling latino man

    12th Annual National Summit – 2018

    Black and Latino Males Overcoming Challenges: Reflections

  • BBCB summit program cover - background of a highway with road signs with different message related to the summit's topics; in front are a group of smiling black and latino men

    11th Annual National Summit – 2017

    New Pathways to Success: The Next Decade for Black and Latino Males in Higher Education

  • BBCB summit program cover – blue background, white silver text, silhouette of Tampa's downtown skyline filled in with photos of past program covers

    10th Annual National Summit – 2016

    A Decade of Advocacy & Solutions for Black and Latino Males in Higher Education

  • BBCB summit program cover – mustard color background with a graphic to look like a corner page flipped over, young latino male looking casual behind the page, same young man in a suit revealed in front of the page

    9th Annual National Summit – 2015

    Turning the Page: Transforming the African American and Latino Males Experience in Higher Education

  • BBCB summit program cover – brown background with fractal graphics swooshing towards two smiling men in suits, one is wearing a hard hat

    8th Annual National Summit – 2014

    Setting the Record Straight: The Perceptions About African American and Latino Males in Higher Education

  • BBCB summit program cover – Half red, half beige background with white and yellow text on top, and a word cloud below

    7th Annual National Summit – 2013

    Rebuilding the "Village" for African American and Latino Males in Higher Education

  • BBCB summit program cover – gray background with colorful paint streaks on the left, two black men in suits standing and smiling

    6th Annual National Summit – 2012

    And Still We Rise: Turning Hurdles into Triumphs African American and Latino Males

  • BBCB summit program cover - brown background cover with a photo from a past summit in the middle

    5th Annual National Summit – 2011

    Courageous Conversations: Taking it to the Next Level with African American and Latino Males

  • BBCB summit program cover - yellow and black background with two men in suits (one male is latino and the other is black) standing in front of a GPS with a map on screen

    4th Annual National Summit – 2010

    Reality Check: Status Quo or Route to Change for African American and Latino Males

  • BBCB 2008 program cover - brown background over with a globe graphic

    3rd Annual National Summit – 2008

    Preparing and Empowering African American and Latino Males for Success in a Global SocietyA sA 

  • BBCB program cover - red background with gold footer, photos of black and latino men above

    2nd Annual National Summit – 2007

    Strategies, Best Practices and Model Programs to Strengthen the Future of African American and Latino Males

  • BBCB 2006 cover - collage design with leather background and photos of black and latino men

    1st Annual National Summit – 2006

    A Summit on African American and Latino Males Meeting the Challenge of Higher Education