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History of Civil Rights at MPC

  • Date: 02/25/2020 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.

History of Civil Rights at MPC. Images of Dr. King, James Baldwin, Dick Gregory and Harry Edwards
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.

Food will be provided.

This event is sponsored by MPC Black Student Union and the Library.

Photos by - King: nobelprize.org; Baldwin: Allan Waren, 1969; Gregory: Fred Arellano, El Yanqui, 1964; Edwards: Manuel Balesteri, El Yanqui, 1968.