Students, faculty, staff and the community are welcome and encouraged to participate in Monroe County Community College's annual Black History Month celebrations. All of the events are free and and open to the public. 

A presentation by author David Ingall on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, will focus on African American Civil War Soldiers from Monroe and Lenawee counties. Ingall is the author of "Civil War Landmarks" and  other publications. The presentation will be held at 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the La-Z-Boy Center on the college's main campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI. 

Dawn Wiley will perform a variety of unique poetry and music selections twice this month on Thursdays, February 9 and 23, 2023, at 11 a.m. Entitled "Dawn's Hope," the performances will be held in the Dining Room of the Warrick Student Center on MCCC's main campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI.

William Parker, Wayne County Deputy Sheriff and president of the Monroe NAACP will present "40 Acres and a Mule" at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 via Zoom. To join the event visit https://zoom.us/j/96301120974?pwd=Ky8yYzhQSERaeFhyY0JEcG1VL1BpQT09.
Meeting ID: 963 0112 0974 Passcode: 204499

Robin West-Smith, MA, chief executive officer of WADE Center for Self-Development and adjunct faculty member at MCCC, will present "Human Zoos- How We Judge Each Other and Why?" on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 3 p.m. via Zoom. To join the event visit 
https://zoom.us/j/99192226090?pwd=a1ZrVE5PNXRlbHhqelczVWVDUnNodz09. Meeting ID: 991 9222 6090 Passcode: 174147

For more information about these or other events hosted by MCCC visit www.monroeccc.edu/events

About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.

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