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MCC instructor discusses new ‘Roots’ on KCUR program

Lyle Gibson, MCC-Penn Valley history instructor and author of a book on his family’s multiracial history, was a guest June 17 on KCUR-FM’s “Central Standard: Screentime.” The topic: the new version of the “Roots” miniseries. Gibson’s book “Black Tie White Tie” was turned into a documentary of the same name. Its public premiere was at MCC-Penn Valley …

Documentary based on MCC instructor’s exploration of his family’s history to premiere at MCC-Penn Valley Feb. 23

“The family is a person’s first stage of community.” This is the message from Lyle Gibson that resonates in the new documentary film on the history of his multiracial (African-American, American Indian and white) family.  Metropolitan Community College will host the public premiere of “Black Tie White Tie” with two free screenings Feb. 23 on …