Tag «Black History Month»

MCC campuses celebrate Black History Month with art shows, films and more

Metropolitan Community College honors the contributions of its students, faculty, staff and alumni as we enter Black History Month. Events are taking place collegewide celebrating the annual observance in February, which highlights the rich cultural diversity of the MCC family. Here are Black History Month happenings at the five campuses: MCC-Blue River All month long, …

Last Negro Leagues umpire speaks at MCC-Maple Woods

It turns out that there are many things you can do after shooting your big toe off in the beach trenches of World War II, and becoming a pioneering umpire in the Negro Baseball Leagues is one of them. After being discharged from the military, Byron Motley spent his life loving baseball and proudly filling …