History of Civil Rights at MPC
- Date: 02/28/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: Sam Karas Room - Library and Technology Center
980 Fremont Street
Monterey, California 93940
- Introduction: Learn about the Civil Rights leaders who spoke at MPC and the student activists who changed the campus.
Monterey Peninsula College was a hub for activism in the 1960s including rights speakers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., James Baldwin and Dick Gregory. Learn about the Civil Rights leaders who spoke at MPC and the student activists who changed the campus. MPC Special Collections Archivist Wendy Good will present the history of MPC found in the library's collection. After the presentation, Elroy Gardenhire and Kendra Cabrera will give a tour of the African American history exhibits in the library.
Food will be provided.
This event is sponsored by MPC Black Student Union and the Library.