Tag: Civil Rights


“The Umbrella Academy” takes on the 1960s

As the adage goes, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In the case of the members of the Umbrella Academy, however, they are simply condemned to repeat the past, or in this case, the future. Season 2 of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” premiered on the […]


Kojo addresses civil rights with community

Amid the events available on campus during the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MCCC President Kojo Quartey gave a speech regarding civil rights and the progress society has made since the civil rights movement. Held on Jan. 21, the speech was originally meant to be performed by Manuel […]


Peace marches on

Students and community members came together at the Monroe History Museum Jan. 22 for a peace march through downtown Monroe to St. Mary’s Park in celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The march brought together over 40 people of all ages and races to celebrate civil rights […]